OUR PROJECTS

THIS MONTH'S PROJECTS

Micro-loans for women

Women in India are given an opportunity to start small businesses through a training program and then a small loan. As they successfully repay their loan, they can be given more money for inputs. The first loan is $100 and must be repaid within two mon...

Inca Peanuts - the supernut

LOM introduced sacha inchi seeds (aka Inca Peanuts) as a new cash crop for Laotian farmers. Most people in Laos are subsistence farmers. They grow just enough rice to survive. Each year is a new battle for survival. A cash crop like sacha inchi can pro...

Savings-Based Finance

Communities in Bangladesh have found an amazing way to share out of their poverty to help each other grow businesses that promote self-sustainability. It is called "saving-based finance". What is unique about this approach to self-help is that no outsi...

THIS MONTH'S PARTNER AGENCIES

Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship - Bangladesh

The Bangladesh Baptist Church Fellowship (BBCF) runs world-class relief and development programs. BBCF and Partners International partner with communities in our "Adopt A Village" program. This program reduces disease and death. It increases incomes pr...
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JKPS - India

JKPS is the organization that inspired the birth of Kutoa becaus of its world-class program to restore minor-age girls rescued from human trafficking. JKPS serves people living in extreme poverty in three states of India. Every week over 10,000 childre...
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Laos Outreach Ministry

Laos Outreach Ministry (LOM) serves impoverished people in the northern mountains of Laos. Laos is one of the world's few remaining communist states and one of East Asia's poorest. Most Laotians grow just enough rice to survive and the country depends ...
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THIS MONTH'S THEME

Self-sustainability

When an individual/community is self-sustainable, they have the ability to provide for their needs with the resources that are at their disposal; they are not reliant on aid from others. Self-sustainability is advanced by a stable economy, an absence o...
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