SALT Microfinance Solutions

Poultry Farmer, Egg Production

George the poultry farmer

George, a SALT microloan client and poultry farmer in Ghana, specializes in egg production. When some SALT staff members attended a microloan meeting in his village in rural Ghana, he led them up a hill to where he has his barns.

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SALT Microfinance Solutions

Shohel and Taslima* from Bangladesh owned almost nothing. They had no land to grow crops. Their house was barely big enough to sleep in. And Shohel struggled to find a steady job, making it nearly impossible to support the family. When Taslima heard about the SALT savings group starting in their village, she joined eagerly…. Read more

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Savings Groups Starting in Ukraine

Sasha, a member of a recently established SALT savings group in Ukraine, listened intently to the Bible-based teaching at a SALT meeting. He always thought the small amount of money he earned wasn’t worth saving. “But as I listened intently about the need for discipline . . . I realized that my unnecessary spending habits… Read more

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Agri-Plus Provides Sustainable Solutions for Haitian Farmers

In a place known for its deep poverty, Haitian farmers are discovering how to use their agricultural resources to provide for themselves without depending on foreign aid. These farmers in Haiti are learning improved farming practices through Agri-Plus, an aspect of CAM’s SALT Microfinance Solutions program. The program teaches soil conservation and helps farmers experiment… Read more

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SALT Manuals—Prized and Powerful!

SALT microfinance clients are required to attend regular meetings, which provide an excellent platform for Biblical teaching. We have been developing a growing series of manuals that clients and instructors can use at these meetings. The manuals help instructors convey Bible truths in an organized way. Our growing family of SALT manuals includes: Small Business… Read more

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New Hope Vocational School Opens in Ghana

A VOCATIONAL SCHOOL called “New Hope” opened in Ghana in September. This school focuses on auto mechanics. Initially, three students were enrolled, but the count quickly grew to ­five. Each day begins with a Biblical lesson, followed by a technical lesson. The students spend the rest of the day putting to practice what they have… Read more

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“With God and SALT, I can do this.”

—by Jo Seibel Yvette’s eyes sparkle and she beams a welcome to the SALT staff members who have come for a visit. Lunch has been served and cleaned up at her tiny, sun-drenched roadside restaurant, and it isn’t quite time to light the charcoal to make the evening food. It’s a good time for a… Read more