Through this program, thousands of families have been able to start or expand small businesses that provide a regular income. This is a dream come true for families in Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Liberia, Nicaragua, and the Middle East where jobs are scarce and opportunities limited. Recipients have used their Family-Self-Support funds to build greenhouses, purchase livestock or tractors, expand construction businesses, start taxi services, and much more.
Aisha* is an Egyptian mother that lives in a needy village and carries the strain of providing for her four children and ailing husband.
Raising sheep was not new to him. In his younger days, he had worked in a sheepfold and learned the secrets of the trade.
Desperately poor families in Egypt are finding ways to provide for themselves through the Family-Self-Support program.
In the area of Ukraine where Taras Ninich lives, jobs are hard to find. Breadwinners often travel to foreign countries for work.
In 2018, Viktor and his wife started a small business of making cheese. They bought around 21 gallons of milk in one manufacturing cycle .
A beekeeping business helps Marius, a Romanian father, earn enough to feed his family. He is thankful for the Family Self Support fund that assisted him.
Through the gift of a greenhouse, Sorin was able to make good use of the fertile soil he had available. For this, Sorin and Lidia are so grateful.
As a widow in the Egyptian culture, Miriam has few options of finding work.The Family-Self-Support program, gave her a cow which provides some income.
Raducu is a church leader in Romania who works hard to support his family and shepherd his congregation. His family of nine lives in a small lean-to house they built beside their church.
Raducu and Daniela were the first evangelical believers in their Romanian village situated close to the Black Sea. Since their conversion, Raducu pastors a small church that has grown to 22 members. Raducu used to work as a professional truck driver, which required...