Some Microloan recipients for 2013 were visited in their homes. The success of the program was reinforced each time. Walking from one home to the next usually provided other photo opportunities.
This young lad was relaxing in his bed as we spoke with his mother about her loan.
The women enjoyed looking at and buying many of the products produced by this microloan recipient.
This lady started by making atul, a hot breakfast drink. She used the profits to expand into weaving and is now doing quite well as a business women.
Jewellery making is a common business started or expanded by microloan recipients. Each recipient also receives training in business procedures and many other life skills.
Adding a new line to the power system. Yes, it is in his mouth.
Weaving is a time consuming job, but provides an income for many women.