From Poverty.
To Possibility.
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A Hand Up Empowers

MPA’s best microfinance practices include: clear, fixed loan terms and rates; group training; support; emphasizing savings; focusing on income projects; expecting borrowers to pay it forward; and bolstering organizations to eradicate poverty.

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Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa

Almost half of everyone earns less than $1.25/day (the extreme poverty line); 30% are undernourished; half have had cholera or other water-born illnesses; 6% of women die during pregnancy/childbirth, and fewer than one-fifth of women have access to education.

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Measurable Change

MPA’s projects report 98+% repayment rates on loans; improved household savings; better family nutrition; improved school attendance; and increased early identification of potential high-risk pregnancies.

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Join us in impacting communities in Africa by providing a hand up from poverty to possibility. With each donation made, you’re supporting a business entrepreneur to lift themselves out of extreme poverty with dignity and respect.

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Teddy Icorit 

Teddy Icorit

Teddy Icorit, age 40, and his wife and six children have been involved in the Cow Project since...
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Siprose Anyango

At the age of 27, you’ll see Siprose Anyango standing in her kiosk at the Kibuye Market, which is located in the heart of Kisumu,...
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Specioza Nassimbwa

“Thanks to MPA piglet project, I’m so happy that I have a second chance of living a normal...
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Peter Kazigo

At the age of 33 and living in Uganda, Peter Kazigo, along with his wife and three children...
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How It Works

MICROFINANCING

Grassroots microfinancing organizations offer training, support, and a reliable method of saving, borrowing, and growing a business. Individuals begin saving. Farmers help each other prepare their farms.

GROUP SUPPORT

Small groups train together and support each other in planning their income projects.

WELL-BEING

When the loan is repaid (or the living animal loan is retired by passing on an offspring), the income project grows in success. Savings grows. Family nutrition, health, schooling improves.

TRANSFORMATION

People who have struggled have transformed themselves into donors and leaders, helping their neighbors, solving community issues.

SUCCESS

MPA’s partners strive to get people on the ladder to climb out of extreme poverty. MPA’s role is to widen the rungs: we get as many people as possible on the ladder.

What is MicroFinancing?

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Become part of something bigger than yourself. With your support we’re creating a community which supports microfinance projects and wants to see their success eradicate extreme poverty worldwide.
98%
of small income loans are paid in full
$50+
in bank reported by farmers
56/57 
women reported increased income
4X
more prenatal visits to healthcare clinics

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