Aahan is not a member of the savings group, but the teaching his family received from the savings group helped them to expand a business.
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Mohsina is a member of a SALT savings group in Bangladesh. Mohsina and her husband Abdus dreamed of someday owning a tea shop in Bangladesh.
“I must say that it is because of what we have learned from the Bible that has pushed us to do what is honorable in the eyes of the Lord.”
SALT is starting savings groups in a village of refugees who fled their homes. These refugees are part of the Mro people ethnic group.
We hope this teaching will be transferred to the next generation and will help break the vicious cycle of poverty in Nigeria.
Because they were our neighbors and Mr. Namwanja was a leader in the community, we enrolled Allan as the sixth member of the class of 2019.
At the SALT savings group meetings, I got good advice on how to prepare a business and how to save money.
Valera in Ukraine longed for a job close to home. His only good option was to do construction work two hours from home, remodeling homes.
Everyone has a basic problem or need. For some people poverty is a financial reality, and for others it is a spiritual deficiency.
Rahman and Rafa, have attended weekly SALT savings groups meetings for nearly 4 yrs. Over time, they started practicing what they learned.
Two couples, the “Smiths” and the “Joneses,” attended CAM’s Salt and Light program at a Mennonite church in Pennsylvania.
COVID-19 has affected most countries where there are SALT operations. In some locations they are able to meet, but have many precautions in place.
As our Agri-Plus technician Edmond says, “I used to be happy with a three-fold harvest, but now I look for ways to increase my yields every year.”
Like many others, Dayaal operates a brick making business. During the winter when unable to farm, he and his wife work together to make bricks.
Leap Sen from Cambodia was troubled that her 11-year-old son wasn’t able to attend school. Her husband’s job as a brick mason didn’t bring enough funds.