Micro Loan Program
Since lack of capital is one of the primary reasons women living in the developing world are unable to earn a sustainable income, we provide micro loans of $50–$350 to start or grow a small business.
According to the United Nations, 49% of people living in sub-Saharan Africa live on less than $1.25/day. That’s not enough to pay for food, medicine, proper shelter or schooling for their children. Worldwide, 58 million primary school-age children are not in school; 60% are girls. Where we lend, public school is not free, and poverty is the leading cause of children not attending school.
Committed to Supporting Our Borrowers
Our support goes far beyond micro loans. Our borrowers receive business training and adult education to provide them the tools, confidence, and communication skills to succeed. Our group training connects them with other borrowers so they form the support systems that are crucial in helping them achieve their life goals. Click here to find out more about our empowerment program.