Micro-finance is empowering Nepali women

The My Business My Freedom micro-finance project is giving Nepali women the opportunity to grow their income through seasonal farming. This means they can keep their children in school and because they are able to stay in their own communities and earn a living, these women and their daughters are less vulnerable to trafficking.

 

 

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Successful business woman keeping her nephews in school

This lady is part of the Honor 1000 Micro-finance project in the Philippines. Because of the small loan she was able to receive, her business has grown, she has paid back her loan and is now able to save money. She is doing so well that she is also able to supports her nephews through school. This is just one of the many women who are part of this amazing program.




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From chickens to cows - dreams are coming true

The Honor 1000 project is changing the future for Filipino women. From owning just a few chickens in 2001 to now owning cows, one mother is determined to succeed in providing for her 5 children. She now dreams of adding hog raising to her business and is grateful for the opportunity to grow her dreams of becoming self-sustainable.




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Megan's plan to adopt an orphan

Behind Megan's big smile is many years of disappointment. For 9 years Megan has not been able to conceive and give her husband a child. You see, Kenyan's are all about family and when Megan was unable to give her husband a family, she was chased out of the house. Megan has been living alone and trying...




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Best strawberry ever!

A few days ago a boy randomly gave me a strawberry as I stood by his mountain-top village trying to catch my breath. At 3,700m altitude the air certainly gets thin. But even my mind - dulled with headache from a lack of oxygen - did not miss the significance that the strawberry was especially picked because it was in the shape of a heart.




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A bright future for this mom and baby

For me, it's all about the story. This baby will grow up to get the education she deserves (along with regular servings of bacon and eggs I imagine). Happy Days.




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Li's new voice empowering other local women

Li Zhenhuan is a typical rural woman, living a simple life, working hard, rarely speaking and rarely attending community activities. But that was the old Li. We'd like to introduce the new Li.