Micro-enterprise and Micro-loans Partnerships




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PARTNERSHIPS WITH NO CURRENT DONOR



India, Asia

IND16a - DEAR Sewing Centre


After trialling a number of different options DEAR has set up a sewing business which provides an alternative income source for members of the LGBT community. Further investment will enable them to expand this business so it can also generate income to provide for the costs of the centre. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

IND16a

Commenced:

20/09/2016

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


India, Asia

IND17 - Women's Empowerment Programme


Women in these cultures get very few breaks in life, or for that matter, breaks in a day. They are born to work and are all their lives dependent on men. Their identity is always related to a man. As girls they are treated as a burden and they are traded out of the family as soon as possible to save costs. However, if they can contribute to the family income, everything changes! - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

IND17

Commenced:

20/09/2016

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Training / Education, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$8,000 - $14,999


Kenya, Africa

KEN11 - Lean on Me


Lean on Me has been formed to address the issues of early marriages, general promiscuity including teenage pregnancy, HIV/AIDS and STDs, children working in gold mines, child-headed households and general poverty in a village in rural Kenya. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

KEN11

Commenced:

21/02/2017

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development, Training / Education

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


Kenya, Africa

KEN12 - Recada


Nyamasore is a sandy area and nothing much grows there without irrigation. People were struggling to live and survive so Grace Abanga began a small loan programme. The impact has been incredible. Farmers are now growing vegetables and earning a living from their gardening. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

KEN12

Commenced:

25/05/2017

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


Kenya, Africa

KEN13 - Kisumu Vulnerable Women and Children


For many years the church in Kisumu has had to deal with poor families and children. Currently there are around 20 children being assisted with education costs which is a large burden for the church. Part of the solution to this is to empower some women and to start up a small business where they can sell embroidery products and food items. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

KEN13

Commenced:

25/05/2017

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Orphans & Vulnerable Children, Humanitarian, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Myanmar, Asia

MYA08c - Personal Support of Peter Thein


Since becoming a Christian from a strongly Buddhist background Peter Thein has become passionate about getting the good news out into the rural areas of Myanmar. He has started a church in Yangon and that church is now reaching into the rural parts of tribal areas. He has also commenced a ministry in Rakhine State with a group of friends. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MYA08c

Commenced:

25/02/2016

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Evangelism / Church Planting, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Pakistan, Asia

PAK01e - Faisalabad clothing business


For two years BHW has been supporting sewing training courses near to Faisalabad. This project is to enable the women who have been trained to sew to earn a better living for their families by sewing garments for sale. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PAK01e

Commenced:

25/03/2017

Funding Status:

No Current Donor

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Humanitarian

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999





PARTIALLY FUNDED PARTNERSHIPS



International, Global

INT03 - BHW Global Microfinance Fund


Microfinance is the provision of small loans to those who, because of the effects of poverty, cannot access mainstream finance. These loans are often essential for people to provide for their families' needs. The loans may be as small as $50 but can totally transform a life, a family or a community. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

INT03

Commenced:

30/01/2012

Funding Status:

Partially Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$100,000 +


Myanmar, Asia

MYA05 - Bright Hope Myanmar Development Projects


For a number of years BHW has been partnering with Samuel Thang. He is a pastor and leader and cares for many vulnerable children. This micro-loan programme will seek to enable church pastors to become self-sufficient, provide employment for the older youth at Peace Children's Home and empower poor rural Christians. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MYA05

Commenced:

11/10/2012

Funding Status:

Partially Funded until 11/10/2013

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


Thailand, Asia

THA06a - ITDP - Micro-enterprise Fund


It is estimated that most hill tribes in Thailand and its surrounding regions are living below $350 annual income. That is less than $1/day. ITDP seeks to help these villages in an holistic sustainable way. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

THA06a

Commenced:

25/07/2010

Funding Status:

Partially Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$15,000 - $99,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA02 - CFC-Child Care Ministries


A group of Christian people are involved in a church planting movement on the border of Uganda and Kenya. There are more than 700 vulnerable children identified. This partnership has a number of components: assistance for orphans by sending them to school, church planting and a very successful micro-enterprise programme. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA02

Commenced:

10/10/2001

Funding Status:

Partially Funded

Partnership Type:

Training / Education, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$15,000 - $99,999





FULLY FUNDED PARTNERSHIPS



Madagascar, Africa

MAD01 - Project Namana Micro-Finance Programme


Namana is the Malagasy word for friend, and expresses our desire to come alongside the socially and economically isolated poor of Madagascar to give them a better future through micro loans. They will also be trained in entrepreneurial skills, Biblical values and basic economics. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MAD01

Commenced:

6/06/2012

Funding Status:

Fully Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


South Sudan, Africa

SUD01 - Micro-enterprise Loan Programme


South Sudan is a country that has emerged from a traumatic civil unrest that has left 90% of the population in utter poverty. The majority of the south Sudan population live in a pitiable situation of poverty. The introduction of a micro-loan programme to the South Sudanese will be a great relief to boost the businesses of the self employed. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

SUD01

Commenced:

21/11/2011

Funding Status:

Fully Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA04b - Jinja micro-finance loan programme


Thomas and Joyce Lubari lead a church in Jinja, Uganda which comprises of some of the poorest people in Uganda. They have a real heart for these people and this micro-loan scheme is an exciting development to enable them to offer a helping hand to the people in their congregation. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA04b

Commenced:

20/12/2009

Funding Status:

Fully Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA05 - Jehovah Jireh Mbale widows loan programme


Anna Ocen (UGA03a) is currently working with a group of widows and single mothers in Mbale where she lives. Aproximatetely three years ago they started a small loan programme amongst themselves and now need some outside funding to help establish their businesses and take things to the next level. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA05

Commenced:

25/02/2010

Funding Status:

Fully Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA06 - Gen Obango Lira widows loan programme


This micro-loan programme assists local women, widows and single parents to support their families by establishing and growing their small businesses. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA06

Commenced:

25/02/2010

Funding Status:

Fully Funded

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$3,000 - $7,999


Zambia, Africa

ZAM14c - Kaishe Skills Training Centre


There are few opportunities for school leavers in the Kaishe area. Bright Hope World has worked with the community of Kaishe to establish a Skills Training Centre. This will eventually become self funding but requires some establishment funding. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

ZAM14c

Commenced:

15/07/2007

Funding Status:

Fully Funded

Partnership Type:

Training / Education, Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$8,000 - $14,999





COMPLETED PARTNERSHIPS



India, Asia

IND10 - Balm Product - Vidya Sagar


Vidya Sagar is a Christian entrepreneur. In this instance he has started producing balm for sale to Christian workers. They then on sell the balm for a profit and are able to support themselves in ministry from the sales. A small factory has been built and the balm is now being produced and distributed. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

IND10

Commenced:

25/09/2006

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Kenya, Africa

KEN03c - FOB Revolving Fund


This is a micro-enterprise fund for small scale loans that will provide employment and income for ministry in the future. More than 80 families are already benefiting from this fund. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

KEN03c

Commenced:

12/12/2003

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Kenya, Africa

KEN05 - Bob Abdullah - Tailoring Business


Bob Abdullah is a church planter/pastor in the west of Kenya near Kisumu. In the post-election violence in 2008 his wife's tailoring business was destroyed therefore taking away their only income source. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

KEN05

Commenced:

25/04/2009

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Madagascar, Africa

MAD02 - South Androy Development Project


Ambovombe Androy is deep in the South of Madagascar on the coast. It is regarded as one of the poorest places on the country. The majority of the people depend on relief and are deeply entrapped in inter-generational cycles of poverty. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MAD02

Commenced:

29/04/2014

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development, Training / Education

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Myanmar, Asia

MYA01c - Chinese Tractor for Income Generation


Poverty is a huge issue in Myanmar and even more so amongst Christians there as often they are expelled from their communities and struggle to survive. One of our partners there is seeking to address this issue in his area. This partnership involves providing a one-off amount for him to buy a Chinese tractor. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MYA01c

Commenced:

25/05/2011

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Myanmar, Asia

MYA02 - MCTS Chicken Farm


MCTS is a training centre just outside Yangon, Myanmar. But this partnership is not just about theological training, it's about empowering and equipping a generation of Christ followers and community leaders. The plan is to develop a chicken broiler unit to generate profit which would be used to support the operating costs of MCTS and to support key agents of change in their communities. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MYA02

Commenced:

25/02/2010

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Myanmar, Asia

MYA06 - Bright Network Micro-loan Programme


Poverty is rife in the suburbs of Yangon. Many people cannot make ends meet, even people with jobs struggle to clothe, feed, house and educate their families. Along with that, a number of recent climate events have added pressure onto families who have little to fall back on economically. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

MYA06

Commenced:

11/10/2012

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Nepal, Asia

NEP02b - Ray Of Hope Society - Community Development, Nawal Parasi


There are many communities in Nepal that are not developing and in which there are inadequate facilities and incentives to grow. Nawal Parasi was developed to provide opportunities for agriculture and medical growth by the Ray of Hope Society. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

NEP02b

Commenced:

25/08/2008

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Nepal, Asia

NEP02c - Ray Of Hope Society - Poultry Farm


The Ray of Hope Society has been at work in Nawal Parasi providing opportunities for the community through agricultural schemes and medical facilities. This partnership focused on the development of a 3,000 bird poultry farm to provide sustainable income and employment for local families, access to cheaper eggs for the community, and a means to generate funds for use in other evangelistic endeavours within Nepal. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

NEP02c

Commenced:

15/08/2012

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Pakistan, Asia

PAK04 - Friends Fashion Centre


Edward Qasar and his father, Pastor Manzoor Jalal, have had a long term vision to establish a sewing factory in Lahore to both provide employment for local people and generate income for their ministry in Pakistan. The plan is to develop this factory so that eventually it will employ around 300 people. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PAK04

Commenced:

25/05/2011

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Peru, South America

PER03b - Carpentry Shop


This was set up to support Jose Isabel Ayay's missionary work (PER03a) and enable him to do more frequent evangelism visits. They are hoping to purchase more equipment to make the shop more productive.
- Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PER03b

Commenced:

25/07/2005

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Peru, South America

PER05b - Chicken farm


The church at Centro Christiana Vida is currently running a trial chicken farm in Cajamarca. The purpose is to generate some profit to fund church planting in the Cajamarca region. The intention is to expand the chicken farm to fully fund Jorge Asto and his family as church planters. The chicken farm should be self supporting in six months. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PER05b

Commenced:

25/01/2008

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Philippines, Asia

PHI10a - Food cart for income generation


Vicente Enrique has been supported by BHW for a number of years. He is a key person in the ECPM training programme. Victor wants to be self-supporting and this is an attempt to help his family achieve that. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PHI10a

Commenced:

11/10/2012

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Philippines, Asia

PHI11 - ECPM income generation


ECPM is looking to start a business refilling printer ink cartridges as an income generation activity to start the process of self-sustainability. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PHI11

Commenced:

14/04/2013

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Papua New Guinea, Asia

PNG01a - Rice mills, Kelabo and Arou


Kelabo and Arou towns are in the Southern Highlands of Papua New Guinea. They are rural communities that are struggling with the huge increases in food prices, especially of rice. The churches in these towns have realised they can do something to assist their communities so they sent selected people to attend a training programme to learn how to grow rice. They then returned to their communities and have grown rice as a model. A mill will be put into each village to encourage the development. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

PNG01a

Commenced:

25/07/2008

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Humanitarian, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Thailand, Asia

THA01d - Income Generation Project for Church Planters


Many Thai church planters are working in small villages where the new church is not able to fully support them and their families. Mushroom cultivation has proven to be an effective means of providing partial support for pastors and church planters as it does not require full-time commitment to working on the project. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

THA01d

Commenced:

25/07/2010

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Thailand, Asia

THA09 - Frog farm


Frog farming is a very viable income-generation project that will result in church planters and their families being totally self-supporting. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

THA09

Commenced:

21/10/2011

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development, Evangelism / Church Planting

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA02a - Uganda loan boost programme


In the East of Uganda two existing loan programmes have been successful and a number of participants now want to take out larger loans that have extended repayment periods. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA02a

Commenced:

25/10/2013

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA07 - Rukungiri dairy cow income generation programme


This area is known in Uganda as a cattle and dairy farming area. It is fertile and there are many very large farms and ranches. Using dairy cows to generate income therefore has good potential to support the key people financially and to assist the poor in the area to become self-sustaining. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA07

Commenced:

3/03/2012

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Uganda, Africa

UGA08 - Foundations for Farming Uganda & Sth Sudan


One of the great challenges Uganda faces is feeding it's people in a sustainable way. We believe the key to making this dream a reality is to teach and train local people to grow their own food. And in the process of doing that, they learn to care for their own families. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

UGA08

Commenced:

11/10/2012

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


Zambia, Africa

ZAM28 - Kitchen garden training and micro-enterprise loan programmes


Currently the majority of Bright Hope World partnerships in Zambia are predominantly focused on getting HIV/AIDS orphans into school by supplying school fees, stationary and uniforms. The orphans are still looked after in the community by relatives or neighbors. However hunger is a huge issue and is potentially going to get worse. Bright Hope World has been challenged by this need and is now seeking to run kitchen garden training programmes and micro-enterprise loans in an attempt to improve household nutrition and food security as well as to kindle a spirit of self-reliance. - Read More



Partnership Ref.:

ZAM28

Commenced:

20/03/2009

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans, Community / Agriculture Development, Training / Education

Funding Size:

$8,000 - $14,999


Zimbabwe, Africa

ZIM01 - Tariro Support Group


The pressures of 12 years of national mismanagement and the impact of HIV / AIDS has ripped the heart out of the community of Norton. There are now large numbers of widows that are HIV+ and many, many orphans and vulnerable children. It is these vulnerable women and children that are the focus of this partnership.
- Read More



Partnership Ref.:

ZIM01

Commenced:

25/01/2011

Funding Status:

Completed - No Funding Required

Partnership Type:

Orphans & Vulnerable Children, Community / Agriculture Development, Micro-enterprise / Micro-loans

Funding Size:

$0 - $2,999


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