Help Support Mompreneurs in Poverty This Giving Tuesday
Through life-skills training and microloans, mothers in the Child Survival program are learning that poverty is not their destiny. Meet some of the mompreneurs using their God-given potential and capacity to build a strong future for their children.Continue Reading ›
The Making of an Entrepreneur
When a teenage entrepreneur is given the right opportunities to develop, his microenterprise changes the futures of both his family and his community.Continue Reading ›
Microloans Provide Jobs in Haiti
Families who lost everything in the 2010 Haiti earthquake needed help starting over. That’s why we initiated a low-interest micro loan program to qualified recipients to help them start new businesses in their communities. The results have been spectacular!
Rebuilding Haiti: 5-Year Anniversary
In the months and years following the devastating 2010 Haiti earthquake, generous sponsors and donors around the world gave more than $31 million toward our Disaster Relief Fund for recovery efforts. It was the largest sum ever raised for one of our disaster relief campaigns. This fund enabled us not only to deliver provisions immediately following the disaster – such as food, water and temporary shelter – but also to establish long-term recovery efforts such as post-traumatic camps and counseling services, entrepreneurial training, low-interest loans for businesses, and the construction of new school buildings.
Investing in a Good Harvest
Despite Martin’s hard work and a good harvest, he remained unable to provide adequately for his family. With nearly every harvest he would lose all of his profit to the market money lenders from whom he buys his seeds and equipment.
A Hand Up Is Better Than a Hand Out
Is the thing I am giving better to give than to receive? Is the gift you are contemplating simply something you want to give, or is it doing real and lasting good in the community you are hoping to help?
Do Dreams Come True?
Fides was seven months pregnant and living in a rented single room with her husband and their two children. The Child Survival Program offered to help her with her pregnancy so that she could deliver safely.
A Microlending Leader Emerges: Yamsuk’s Life After Sponsorship
“I am very proud to work alongside the villagers. I sacrifice myself, my knowledge and my time into the savings groups. All my work wasn’t wasted. But it is growing and it can help poor villagers.” — Yamsuk