More than charity
Developing countries are home to unbelievable amounts of energy, ingenuity, and ambition. And because millions of young adults in developing countries are now online, they no longer need charities or aid organizations to tell their remarkable stories.
But while they may have access to online social connectivity, they don’t have access to the resources needed to live up to all that ambition. Formal jobs are scarce. Self-employed workers make meager earnings and lack the capital needed to grow their businesses. Local banks rarely help them out.
Learn how Zidisha loans helped a seamstress in Senegal quadruple her dress production - and how she used the profits to send her son to college.Read her story