Help Families in Haiti Get Back to Work

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

A Restored Community

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega County, Kenya
Map of A RESTORED COMMUNITY Our orgnisation found out that most women in the community were housewives who faced difficulties in the hands of their drunken husbands. We talked to them and enlightened them on the need to be self employed. We guided them and supported them materially to start small businesses. They started businesses like green grocery and even small farming projects. This has helped them especially the widows who were being abused by other men. Now they don't need to rely fully on other people for support. It has also changed the moral of the community as most women were being abused sexually whenever they needed support. It has also encouraged us to help even more. Read more.
Related to project keywords: small businesses, community women, start small, farming, need

Youths Taking Business For A Daily Living

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Siaya, Kenya
Map of Youths taking business for a daily living Many youth who does not secure job opportunities in life,sometimes become violent in the community.This was the case before someone came out to teach these youth on how they can start some small business. He give them a solution to borrow some loans from the bank as they form some community based organisation(CBO).This has made them to have their own business. Read more.
Related to project keywords: start small, bank, loans, small business, community based

United We Stand

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of UNITED WE STAND Almost nothing can move successfully without the money. It was sences by our community that everybody should have access to money. A credit and savings co-operative was formed called Bikoguze Kijjako . Many people have been helped to acquire funds for Agriculture, buying household materials,paying fees and other domestic requirements. Avery year an annnal meeting is held and members share the profits collected. Read more.
Related to project keywords: agriculture, members, year, funds, credit

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Organization

Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.lambifund.org

Project Leader

Marie Marthe Saint Cyr

Executive Director
Washington, DC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Help Families in Haiti Get Back to Work