Micro-loans

//Micro-loans
  • chickens

    Chickens

    $11.00

    A chicken provides 250-300 nutritious eggs per year for a family in poverty. The eggs are packed with nutrients like protein and vitamins B12 and D for malnourished children. When a family’s chickens reproduce, the chicks can be sold for additional income. You can bless a poor family in South Asia with a pair of chickens for just $11.

    Chickens are also a popular gift for village teenagers who use the income from the eggs and chicks to support themselves in going to junior high and high school.

  • fishing kit

    Fishing Kit

    $40.00
    Fishing nets and supplies enable families to put nutritious food on the table and sell the extra fish at local markets to support the family income.
  • dairy goat

    Goat

    $60.00

    Dairy goats can produce up to 16 cups of milk a day. Hardy goats can live in almost any climate, and a pair produces at least two offspring each year, significantly supporting a family’s income in South Asia.

    Your gift of a single goat for $60 or a pair of goats for $120 is a great way to share the love of Jesus.

  • lamb

    Lamb

    $65.00

    One lamb can produce up to 30 pounds of wool per year, with each pound making up to 10 miles of yarn! Every year a pair of sheep can reproduce lambs (often delivering twins) to be sold at market, and delicious sheep’s milk is even more nutritious than cow’s milk for growing children in South Asia.

    You can share this symbol of God’s love with a family waiting to hear the good news for $65 each, or $130 a pair.

  • baskets

    Basket Weaving Micro-loan

    $75.00
    Through skilled handiwork with bamboo, an entrepreneur can start a business of weaving baskets, which are in high demand in the rural areas. Bamboo baskets are used for many things such as transporting groceries, collecting a harvest from the field, and storage. For $75 you can give a glimmer of hope to a family through the opportunity to start or develop a business and pay back their loan.
  • farming supplies

    Farming Supplies

    $80.00

    Cultivate good soil in the hearts of Muslims that will be receptive to the Gospel by helping a village farmer in need! Planting season is vital to poor rural farmers in Bangladesh. Over 80% of the people there are farmers, growing crops such as rice, wheat, corn, vegetables, mustard seed, and jute.

    For $80 you can provide a set of tools or seeds and fertilizer for a family to cultivate a small piece of land and provide food for their families throughout the year.

  • sewing machine

    Sewing Machine

    $85.00

    A widow’s life is especially difficult in South Asia with few jobs available for her to support her family. Sewing machines can be invaluable assets to poverty-stricken widows and others who struggle each day to have enough to eat.

    You can provide a sewing machine to help a needy family start a tailoring business, putting clothes on the backs of children and food on a family’s table.

  • Handicrafts

    $100.00

    Are any of your clothes made in a village in Bangladesh? Textile production like this needlepoint example provides a great way for families in poverty to support themselves with a roof overhead and food in their stomachs throughout the year.

    $100 can change the lives of an entire family while they use the micro-loan toward a family cottage industry in making textiles to sell.

  • pair of goats

    Pair of Goats

    $120.00

    Dairy goats can produce up to 16 cups of milk a day. Hardy goats can live in almost any climate, and a pair produces at least two offspring each year, significantly supporting a family’s income in South Asia.

    Your gift of a pair of goats for $120 is a great way to share the love of Jesus.

  • Calf & Cows

    $175.00$550.00
    A cow can produce over 200,000 glasses of milk during its lifetime! A gift of $375 provides a cow for an Asian family in need, supplying plenty of nourishing milk filled with calcium, vitamin D, and protein to help children develop strong bones, minds, and muscles. Extra milk can be sold at market, while new calves born can be sold for additional income. The cow dung is used for cooking fuel and fertilizer. For $550 you can bless a family with a cow and a calf, supplying instant income to pay the loan back and send your gift on to another poor family.
  • Dairy Cow For A Woman

    Dairy Cow for a Woman

    $375.00

    A cow can produce over 200,000 glasses of milk during its lifetime! A gift of $375 provides a cow for an Asian family in need, supplying plenty of nourishing milk filled with calcium, vitamin D, and protein to help children develop strong bones, minds, and muscles.

    Extra milk can be sold at market, while new calves born can be sold for additional income. The cow dung is used for cooking fuel and fertilizer.

    For $550 you can bless a family with a cow and a calf, supplying instant income to pay the loan back and send your gift on to another poor family.

  • Business Micro-loan

    $500.00
    Help a small business owner, such as a craftswoman or a grocery shopkeeper, stock her small business. For $300 you can empower a family to come out of poverty with dignity and provide for their basic needs.