Persevering through Difficult Times

The situation in Nepal has been unstable since the start of pandemic – lockdowns implemented, schools and businesses closing, many becoming unemployed. Even our My Business My Freedom Program (MBMF) has gone through rough times with some staff getting infected with COVID-19.

Despite this, the staff and the women of MBMF continue to strive to operate as normally as possible.

We are glad that many of the women have already learned skills and started small businesses of their interest that works around their current environment and abilities. Agriculture and vegetable growing, poultry rearing, and cow/buffalo rearing are among the most common businesses. Others include goat rearing, snack shops, and tailoring shops.

 

We remain confident that the skills and businesses that these women have established will help them sustain their families amidst the current circumstance. Meanwhile, our staff continue to support them as we all hope for better days ahead.

WE NEED YOUR HELP

Help stabilize Nepali women with a small business loan. Your donation of US$200 will go a long way. Click on the links below to know more.

 

Our Partners

   

 

END POVERTY | HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES

Empowering Moms through Microfinance Program

Through our Microfinance Program in the Philippines, we are able to empower more mothers by helping them start their small businesses that can support their families. Here are just some of the beaming faces of the proud Filipina moms and their amazing business endeavors:

Read the full article...



END POVERTY | MY BUSINESS - MY FREEDOM | NEPAL

MBMF Continues to Grow

One of our programs in Nepal continues to grow in number. My Business My Freedom or MBMF aims to address extreme poverty by providing women who are most at risk of becoming victims or have been rescued from human trafficking, with microloans to start a small business.

By allowing them to...




END POVERTY | HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES

Starting Small Businesses to Uplift Women

There's nothing quite like being able to grow something from scratch. We are so blessed to witness the lives of these women who have taken the challenge of starting their own businesses to save up and to earn little by little for their livelihood.

From raising quails, to selling softdrinks, and...




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

Shanti's Children Are Back in School

Shanti was married at an early age. Her husband works as a daily waged laborer and his minimal pay is not sufficient to provide for the family and the schooling of their children. Because of this, their daughter stopped going to school.




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

A New Start for Sunita

As a little girl, both of Sunita's parents passed away so she had no one to send her to school. She got married and moved to Pokhara with her husband to find work. But they struggled to earn sufficient money to even eat two meals a day.




END POVERTY | HONOR 1000 - MICRO FINANCE PHILIPPINES | PHILIPPINES | STOP HUMAN TRAFFICKING

Nenita's Farm and Livestock

Nenita joined the Honor 1000 Microfinance Project in 2021. She and her husband are both vegetable and rice farmers and are working together to provided for their four children. She shares how the typhoons and floods affect their harvest season.