Empowering women all over the world through micro-loans!
Bring Hope with Soap
Everytime you make a purchase from this website, profits are being donated to women all over the world in impoverished countries to help them start their own businesses in order to support their children. Studies show that when women make money, they use it to help their children and make a better life for them. See below for a woman that is currently being helped through proceeds from Soaps 4 Hope.
A loan of $875 helped Maria Orlinda buy tables and chairs, make some renovations and buy products and ingredients to prepare her foods.
Maria, 61, lives in a small city where the opportunities to get ahead are difficult and commercial competition is very tough.This mother of enterprising vision with great desires to get ahead has a project to start a food sales business.With the help this loan, Maria is able to realize her dream of being independent and generating her own income, with which she'll be able to afford her expenses and those of her children.
her food. Click on her picture for more details.
A portion of Huong's Group's $4,225 loan helped a member to pay for her son’s education fees.
Her family’s main income is from her meager salary, which is just enough to cover the family’s living expenses and have an amount left to save. Bur that amount is not enough to pay for her son’s education fees. Therefore, she wants to borrow a loan to pay for her son’s education fees. She believes the loan will help her pay the education costs of her son, and he will have better learning conditions to have a bright future. Click on her picture for more information on this loan.
A loan of $4,075 helped Onolata to buy a small pick-up, more cocoa plants, crops, a wheelbarrow, a crowbar, a shovel, and a new chainsaw.
Onolata is a 45-year-old woman who is unmarried with two children. She has a large cocoa farm and also owns a large plantation as well. Onolata needed a loan to buy a small pick-up, more cocoa plants, crops, a wheelbarrow, a crowbar, a shovel, and a new chainsaw. She will use her profits to pay for her family's weekly expenses and also help expand her business. Click on her picture for more details about her loan.
say hello to Mupenda from the congo!
Mupenda is a businesswoman. She is 48 years old, married and mother to seven children, six of whom go to school while one is already married. She began her business with funds from her husband and she has been selling shoes and mattresses in the town's secondary market for the past 31 years. She is going to buy 120 pairs of shoes and two mattresses. She would like to get more loans, be able to build a house and educate and feed her children. Finally, she would like to thank her loan funders for the support they give to entrepreneurs who cannot access bank funding.