Moti’s Bright Future

Moti’s family has faced a lot of challenges over the years. Her husband went to a gulf country to earn money but had to return within a month because of illness.

Moti started a small grocery shop but wasn’t able to earn much. She was unable to recover outstanding credit from some of her customers. Because of her increasing debt and inability to pay her bills, she was ready to close down her business.

One day, a loans officer from the My Business My Freedom Microfinance Project invited her to come along to a local microfinance women’s group meeting. After two hours of orientation on financial management, she was encouraged that she also can do something to support her family.

This young woman was provided with a loan through the My Business My Freedom Program to continue her business. The tips and business management training also helped her significantly. She is now slowly recovering her previous debts and has added more items in her shop. Her monthly sales are steadily increasing and she is keeping on top of her loan repayments.

Moti is thankful that the My Business My Freedom Microfinance Program is empowering her to be a small business entrepreneur.

This amazing program is currently empowering 147 women with small microloans and business skills so they can become self-sustainable and independent women. 

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END POVERTY | MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM | NEPAL | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

I Wanted to Change My Life, But Didn't Know How

I had to lie to my husband that I was doing labor work, but was actually engaged in sex work. I was able to keep it a secret for some time, but I was not content and wanted to change my life but I didn't know how.




CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | MY FIRST JOB PROGRAM

Unstoppable Determination

Sonam is a single mom of two children. She had to drop out of school when she was just in the second grade. Because of this, she had limited options for employment. When she was introduced to the My First Job Program, she did everything she could to make sure she could attend each training sessions and learn as much as possible.




CHINA | EDUCATE GIRLS | END POVERTY | HUSKY ENERGY TAILORING SKILLS PROGRAM FOR WOMEN

Support from an Encouraging Father

Life hasn't been kind to Gongbotso and her family. Her father and her husband had never been to school and so they found it difficult to find a job that would earn them enough money. She was grateful to have the opportunity to learn more and enhance her basic tailoring skills and make a living out of it.




CHINA | END POVERTY | PIGS FOR POVERTY

A Sustainable Small Business Solution for a Single Mom

Everyday, single mothers in Qinghai like Baiyuhua face a difficult decision: a choice between the education of their children and survival. Read on to know how Baiyuhua found a viable and sustainable solution to her dilemma.




END POVERTY | MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM | NEPAL

Suma’s Tailoring Shop

When Suma and her family first moved to a new region in Nepal, they were empty handed. Starting a new life was very hard and had to be content with eating only 1 meal a day. Suma took a tailoring course for a year and after 2 years, managed to open a small tailoring shop.




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You Are Loved - Thank You Shenzhen!

What a night! We are so humbled by the generosity shown once again from our Shenzhen community. Saturday, 12th of October, once again working with the wonderful team at the Futian Shangri-la, Shenzhen, will be remembered by us for a long time.