Since 2009, it has been our mission to empower communities to be free from absolute poverty.
Thanks to supporters like you, we have helped over 63,000 people realise their potential and transform their futures for the better.
Read the stories below about some of our successful entrepreneurs and click on the link to read our 2020 impact report!
Meet Komla Tsikata
Komla Tsikata is a hard-working Togolese smallholder farmer and a part of our Agricultural Cooperatives Programme, which aims to support small-scale farmers to improve their livelihoods.
Meet Afi Agbati
Meet Afi Agbati, one of our newest entrepreneurs. She is a busy mother of three small children and has big dreams for their futures.
Meet Afi Dope Mimlikou
With your help, Afi has gone from struggling to feed her family to starting a business, making a profit, buying land and hiring an employee.
Meet Josephine Otema
Josephine is Deki’s oldest entrepreneur. Thanks to your support, after living through a brutal civil war in South Sudan, she can now support her family – She takes care of eight of her 10 grandchildren and she’s a savings group leader in her community.
Meet Afiwa Atiamon
54 year old Afiwa Atiamon makes her living selling pancakes. With your support, she was able to access business training and a loan and it helped her pay for her daughter’s welding apprenticeship.
Meet Koumia Agambia
Koumia lives in Lomè with her husband and three children. Following some unexpected medical expenses that took all her savings, she was able to access training and a loan through her local savings group. Thanks to your help, she’s working on becoming financially resilient and building a bright future for her family.
Meet Rose Madakiwa
Rose is a single mother of five and she also supports several orphans as well as her elderly mother. With your help she was able to access loans and training with her community savings group and she’s now a valued member of her community with a diverse and financially resilient business.