MicroLoan Foundation USA

The MicroLoan Foundation USA is an international development organization whose mission is to to reduce poverty and inequality by providing microfinance services to impoverished women in remote rural areas in sub-Saharan African countries. Our founding principles and values are as follows: Attentive: To respect and listen to others, especially the individuals we try to help. They probably know best what they need. Far reaching: To find people stuck in poverty who would otherwise struggle to support themselves and their families. We will help them build a sustainable life. Consistent: To do what is right with conviction, sensitivity, enthusiasm, and inventiveness. Small: To discover the poi...
Solar power to illuminate 350 villagers in Malawi
Most impoverished MicroLoan Foundation clients live in remote rural regions of Malawi and have no electricity. Your gift will allow us to purchase 500 solar lights, providing 50 women with the opportunity to start their own self-sustainable business. These cost effective lights will reduce the use of kerosene lamps in the home, so improving the health of the family, and allow students to complete homework. MLF USA fosters the entrepreneurial spirit by providing a hand-up not a hand-out. project reportread updates from the field
Alleviate human/wildlife conflicts in Malawi
This project will alleviate human/wildlife conflicts and provide alternative income streams for villagers with projects such as fish farming, bee keeping, chili pepper cultivation, making bricks, maintaining equipment, and many other small vending businesses; and ensure the protection of elephants and other species in the long-term by encouraging tourism, which provides essential income for the park and the surrounding communities, while generating increased community support for conservation. project reportread updates from the field