Zoleka Portia Mnqeba Opens Food & Beverage Business in South Africa

Zoleka is a middle aged Christian lady who had a desire to begin a restaurant in the hometown of Walmer township (Port Elizabeth, South Africa). She has experience in this field of work and decided to start her own business as she saw a need in her area. Our experience with her has been one […]

December 27, 2014 · by  · in Stories · Tags:

Andahuaylas Peru

Over the last two years we have made a number of loans to Quechua women that live in the mountains surrounding Andahuaylas.  These loans are made to groups of up to 4 women who will buy small hand tools, seed potatoes, and fertilizer.  They plant in the spring and have a potato harvest in the […]

May 10, 2012 · by  · in Stories · Tags:

Adrian’s Story

Adrian Euceda is a carpenter and has used his loan to build up his business. He is married and has six children which range from 7 to 20 years in age. Adrian’s first loan was 5,000 Lempiras ($260) over 4 months. His basic materials are very expensive and he must purchase them in advance of […]

December 8, 2010 · by  · in Stories · Tags:

Maria’s Story

Raul, Maria and their 4 daughters – all are HIV positive. They have been attending the church for 3 months and are involved in the HIV support groups. They buy and resell firewood and use their horses to also deliver construction material to work sites. Raul has been injured cutting wood. Their hope is to […]

November 30, 2010 · by  · in Stories · Tags:

Marlen’s Story

Marlen has been attending the church for 10 months. She was forced to leave Tennessee in the US and arrived with no place to live. Six months ago, her son was killed and she now cares for her grandson. Marlen has started a successful business providing basic items for the neighborhood. She wants to expand […]

November 30, 2010 · by  · in Stories · Tags:

Daniel’s Story

Daniele lives with her husband and two daughters who are HIV positive. She has been attending the church for 3 years and leading the family to look for God. She also travels 6 hrs to get medicine for her daughters. Daniele started her business by buying and repairing used clothing and reselling them. She is […]

November 30, 2010 · by  · in Stories · Tags:

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