Success Stories

Esnart Malola

At 19, Esnart left school and had her first child. Living in rural Malawi far removed from employment opportunities left Esnart with limited choices to provide for her family. She started baking ...

Emmimah Nyalugwe
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Emmimah Nyalugwe

“Joining a loan group has been essential to my success.  The women support one another in times of hardship. They have provided me with moral support. When they share their experiences with me it ...

Matrida Phiri
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Matrida Phiri

Rural poverty is endemic across Malawi. Reliance on subsistence farming in a volatile environment leaves families at risk, and this is something Matrida and her husband are painfully aware of. Before ...

Success Stories

Rose Banda and Stanford Chimbenje

Rose Banda is from the small rural village of Chitowe, in the lake district of Nkhotakota, Malawi. She and her husband farm to provide for their four children. Dreams of an Education Although Rose and...

Martha Chenyama
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Martha Chenyama

The women we support dream of providing brighter futures for their children and family. With 83% of our clients living below the poverty line before joining a MicroLoan group, living on just £1 a day...

Tissie Mbayo
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Tissie Mbayo

Tissie Mbayo is a widow. Living in a remote village of Malawi, the death of her husband left her struggling to provide for her large family. Coping with a loss After Tissie was widowed she became the ...