Alpha Nursery School

In 2001, the parents and other members of the community in Lira, Uganda banded together to build a much-needed nursery school for the young children in their town. It currently serves 520 students and has a solid reputation within the local community. Now the school is in danger of being ... continue reading.

Empowering African Women

The Village Savings and Loans Program is a system of saving, borrowing and lending of money generated from village contributions in East Africa. The villagers decide themselves who will receive a loan, along with the amount, and interest rate. The villagers use the funds to help develop their money management ... continue reading.

Empowering Africans through Micro-Loans

The Village Savings and Loans Program is a system of saving, borrowing and lending of money generated from village contributions in East Africa. The villagers decide themselves who will receive a loan, along with the amount, and interest rate. The villagers use the funds to help develop their money management ... continue reading.

Village Savings and Loans Program

The Village Savings and Loans Program is a structured system of saving, borrowing and lending of money generated from village contributions in East Africa. The villagers are trained and decide themselves who will receive a loan, along with the amount, duration and interest rate. Once a year the interest earned ... continue reading.

Water: Ending the Cycle of Poverty

Drop in the Bucket works with hundreds of villages in East Africa to drill wells, construct sanitation facilities and introduce community sanitation initiatives. Because education is one of the most effective ways of moving a country out of poverty, Drop works to provide schools and communities with tools they need ... continue reading.