Sixty-five-year-old Markus was once a successful business owner. But his livelihood was shattered when Boko Haram swept through Nigeria.
SALT Microfinance Solutions
Before I came in contact with SALT . . . I didn’t see any need to do things to keep my customers coming back,” said Emilia from Ghana, West Africa.
Although Naisha’s* husband worked hard as a day laborer in Bangladesh, he struggled to provide enough income for his family’s needs. Naisha longed to help her husband in the struggle to provide. When CAM’s SALT Microfinance Solutions program offered vocational classes in Naisha’s area, she decided to join the class. Here, she learned the skill… Read more
Ismail grew up in the remote, Ugandan village of Oraba. His father was a truck driver, one of the few job opportunities besides farming in his village. When Ismail was a young boy, his father lost an arm in a traffic accident. Along with losing his arm, Ismail’s father also lost his truck-driving job. The… Read more
What was once Bangladesh’s only wild game reserve forest is now home to the largest refugee camp in the world. The Rohingya people fled senseless violence and pillaging of their villages in Myanmar and made their homes in this forested area in Bangladesh. In less than a year, the refugee settlement grew to over a… Read more
Are your neighbors in North America a new “unreached people group”? Do your neighbors know who Jesus is?
GROWING UP WITHOUT PARENTS, Julmiste’s life in Haiti was not easy. His father abandoned the family before Julmiste was born. Then his mother died some years later while he was still young. Julmiste’s older sister raised him and his two brothers the best she could. As an adult, Julmiste had no one to stand behind… Read more
BANNER AND HIS FAMILY, like many others in Nigeria, suffered extreme hardship at the hands of Boko Haram. The terrorist group killed Banner’s father and captured his mother and three siblings. The captured family members managed to escape after several weeks and were joyfully reunited with their loved ones. But it was only a matter… Read more
Kostya from Ukraine learned valuable principles of saving money after he joined a SALT savings group. “My eyes opened wide when SALT came here,” he said. “I am very happy that God moved your hearts to help us understand many basic things.” When Kostya sought the Lord’s wisdom for ways to expand his income without… Read more
But with the costs of food, shelter, school fees, and other expenses, his minimal income is not enough to meet the family’s needs.
Give a man a fish and feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and feed him for a lifetime. This age-old saying is full of common sense wisdom.
Banner and his family, suffered extreme hardship at the hands of Boko Haram. The terrorists killed Banner’s father and captured his mother.
Growing up without parents, Julmiste’s life in Haiti was not easy. His father abandoned the family before Julmiste was born.
We are often amazed when we look at the income levels of people in developing countries. How can they can make it? Where do they spend their money?
The SALT Agri-Plus program is helping farmers in developing countries find a way out of hunger.Our goal is to help farmers find solutions to these problems.