Batisseurs du Monde (World Builders)

World Builders, a faith-based organization in Benin, was started in 1999 with 35 members who wanted to help people in need in rural area of the country. World Builders seeks to empower women and avoid HIV/AIDS infection. The organization also is working on HIV/AIDS education and microcredit solutions to help prevent the spread of the disease. The board and management team are Beninese. Projects receive funding from local church members and partners, as well as members of the organization.