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Elected Woman Leader Fights Gender Discrimination and Goverment Corruption


When Elected Women Leader Deepa Rajguru was first elected to local government, she found it difficult to function in the male-dominated system – being asked to sit at the back of meetings and refused the right to contribute. Following a Hunger Project training, Deepa joined with other elected women to speak out against this type of gender discrimination.

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Young Woman Pays Sister's School Fees with Additional Income


Forced to leave school when her family was unable to pay fees, Véronique Amoussou of Kpinnou Epicenter in Benin participated in animator trainings and developed her own rabbit farm. The income she generates not only meets her own daily needs but enables her to put her savings towards her younger sister's school fees.

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Trainings in Microdose and Organic Farming Improve Income and Quality of Living

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Delma Jean, a Hunger Project partner from Burkina Faso, utilizes epicenter trainings to improve his farming skills, increase his income and send his two children to school.

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Microfinance Fosters the Development of a Local Leader

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Genet Mosa utilized the Microfinance Program in her local epicenter to develop as a community leader, thrive as a business woman, nurture a savings account and improve the lives of her family and neighbors.

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Home Furnishing and Education Made Possible with Microfinance

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With the support of her Microfinance Program group and family, Elizabeth Moyo has become a successful business woman, able to pay school fees for her children and provide furnishing for her home.

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"Change Your Mindset to Grow"

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Before joining the Microfinance Program, I had never imagined making an income or even dared to speak in public. Now I am President of our group and Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Kissamey Epicenter fund.

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Combining the Strengths of Women to Create a Prosperous Future


Ms. Khady Seck is chair of a microfinance women's group in Diokoul Epicenter in Senegal. Empowered by the epicenter trainings, Khady has also taken on the position of counselor to the village women and coordinated the shared maintenance of the local environment, reducing rates of diseases like malaria.

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Having the Strength to Overcome Poverty


My name is Mrs. Lénindou Agbognihoue. It is because of the lessons I learned from Vision, Commitment and Action workshops at [my] epicenter that I had the courage and strength to take care of myself and the future of my children.

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Learning How to Manage Money in the Microfinance Program

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Mrs. Carlota Pelembe, mother of seven and Microfinance Program partner at Manhiça Epicenter in Mozambique, learns how to best manage her loans for maximum profit.

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From Peanuts to Rabbits: A Model for Success in the Microfinance Program

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Thanks to lessons learned at THP workshops, Gisèle Azandossessi increased her farm and her income. With the profit, she was able to purchase a motorbike and can now sell her rabbits in town.

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