Fruitful gardens for refugees

Fruitful gardens for refugees

Chesa* lived in a bamboo and tarp hut along a barren hillside. She arrived at the Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh in 2018 with few belongings and no place to call home. Her dismal surroundings offered little hope for a brighter future. In 2020, Chesa joined the...
Sowing seeds through SALT savings groups

Sowing seeds through SALT savings groups

SALT savings groups provide a means through which individuals and families are given a chance to escape poverty’s clutch. Simply giving handouts is not the best answer in some situations, since material aid can easily create dependence. Our goal with savings groups is...
Inspiring strong church communities

Inspiring strong church communities

God’s primary strategy for working in our world, even for alleviating poverty, is through believers. Ideally, these are local believers who can best evaluate needs and help their people most effectively. Our role in SALT* Microfinance Solutions is to walk beside...
A cow, savings, and gratitude

A cow, savings, and gratitude

Isaac Burundi is a retired pastor and a part-time facilitator for a SALT savings group in Tanzania. He shares, “The SALT* program changed my life through savings.” Before joining a savings group, Isaac did not save money for the future. But as he invested in the SALT...