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We loan because...
We are a voluntary organisation set up to help empower women and children throughout the world.
Our objectives include promoting trust and empathy between women from diverse cultures, and researching, developing and supporting sustainable projects that transform women’s lives through addressing the root causes of poverty and suffering. .

“70% of the poor in the world are women.”

Nora Castaneda – Women’s Development bank of Venezuela.

“Much of women’s work is not underpaid, it is entirely unpaid…
The enormous demands of unpaid work reduce many women’s opportunities to participate in the paid workforce”
"Women’s unpaid labour subsidises the economy”, Penny Kome.

“It is estimated that women perform 66% of the world’s work, but earn 10% of the income, and own less than 1% of the world’s property” United Nations Children’s Fund.

"There is no policy more effective in promoting development, health and education than the empowerment of women and girls.
And I would venture that no policy is more important in preventing conflict, or in achieving reconciliation after a conflict has ended".
United Nations, Secretary General.

About us
We are a multicultural, grassroots organisation, staffed by a team of over 30 volunteers from 6 continents. We work together online in a 'virtual' office. We have a fast-growing network of over 25,000 supporters from throughout the world.
We have many contacts and are keen to help support women in developing sustainable projects. We are building a database of women's groups and case studies of successful projects and are keen to hear from anyone who is able to help contribute to this.

Location: International       Team website

 

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Team Activity

  • Maiuni Wendano Shg Group
    Kenya
    Maiuni Wendano Shg Group received a loan from Eva to purchase more fertilizer and pesticides to improve on her productivity hence more income.
    Eva
    0% repaid
  • Sofia
    Kenya
    Sofia received a loan from Jane to purchase stock of sugar, rice, maize flour and wheat flour.
    Jane
    0% repaid
  • Jane
    Kenya
    Jane received a loan from Jane to purchase bales of clothes for resale.
    Jane
    0% repaid
  • Titing
    Indonesia
    Titing received a loan from Jane to give her community better access to communication services by selling mobile airtime credits.
    Jane
    0% repaid
  • Lemalie
    Samoa
    Lemalie received a loan from Jane to buy two large ovens, new pots, foil, trays, taro, bananas and breadfruit.
    Jane
    0% repaid
  • St Kagwa Women Group
    Uganda
    St Kagwa Women Group received a loan from Jane to buy sugar, cooking oil, rice, and other merchandise for selling.
    Jane
    0% repaid

Impact   Updated Hourly

39
Team Members
$12,000
Amount Loaned
403
Loans
10.3
Loans per member