Opportunity, not poverty

We believe in the entrepreneurial spirit

 “Deki believes that everyone should have the opportunity to work their way out of poverty, to create a better future for their families and to have the chance to change their lives and the lives of those around them.”           Vashti Seth, Founder & CEO

It is our mission to empower communities to be free from absolute poverty and we invest in the future of hardworking entrepreneurs by providing ethical micro loans, alongside business and community development training.

Deki’s community groups wish to develop sustainable livelihoods and become financially resilient. They’re enterprising people with big dreams, but with little opportunity.

 By sponsoring a community, you can be part of the solution.

 A hand up, not a hand out.

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Togo field trip – a year on

Togo field trip – a year on

A year on from Togo - words and photographs by Deki volunteer Liz Stagg. A year on and it's time to reflect on our...

Agricultural Cooperatives

Agricultural Cooperatives

Creating a sustainable and confident community through farming cooperatives. Deki has been working alongside people in...

Meet Our Partner IADES

Meet Our Partner IADES

Our Partnership with IADES and Plans for the Future Globally, 1.7 billion people don't have access to the usual...

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