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The Global Impact Community shares a deep desire to advance the Gospel and support the needs of vulnerable communities around the world. It’s a passionate community of monthly givers, made up of people like you, who believe that every need around the globe is important and should be met. Together we are meeting those needs through the power of partnership!

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Jillian Olazabal- 1 week ago

Check out this month's story of transformation!

This month's Global Impact story describes how you've helped to transform Saira's life and many other women like her through our microfinance initiative in India. 

Saira lives in a small village in West Bengal with her husband and daughters. Saira managed their home but desired to open a business with her sewing skills. Her husband, Moidul, was a daily wage earner and couldn't afford a sewing machine to start a small family business.

Saira learned about our microfinance program and applied for a loan. Our program offers small loans to help families increase their income and living standards sustainably.

Saira received a loan, and with it, she bought a sewing machine and some cloth. Saira and her husband slowly started getting small orders from neighbours to stitch garments. Gradually, the word about their quality work spread beyond the village, and their business began to grow. 

Today, Saira is a confident and respected businesswoman in her community. Over time, her earnings have helped her launch a thriving sewing business, open a small grocery store, and purchase a piece of land. Saira does even more than she ever imagined for her family because of the small loan she received through the microfinance program.  

"Before now, I used to look up to my husband for everything, but now I am proud that I can help support my family in a big way." 

Saira has also created job opportunities for other women in the community. The effect of employing women is far-reaching, empowering others to become leaders and entrepreneurs.

Thank you for your support as a Global Impact Partner! You transform the lives of so many women like Saira who have big dreams, talent and only need help to pursue their goals. Much more than success, our microfinance programs empower women with confidence, dignity and hope for the future. 

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Start Date: January 01, 1970

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PI Canada

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Imagine a world where destitute widows in Nepal are supported and accepted in their communities and girls rescued from the sex trade lead fully restored lives. One where Syrian refugees find strength in a safe haven and children in Namibia are empowered to be agents of change in their communities. The Global Impact Community shares a deep desire to advance the Gospel and support the needs of vulnerable communities around the world. It’s a passionate community of monthly givers, made up of people like you, who believe that every need around the globe is important and should be met. Together we are meeting those needs through the power of partnership! Here’s what you can look forward to as a Global Impact Partner: Stories: You’ll have exclusive access to monthly updates and encouraging stories of hope and risk-taking from the field, all in one place. Exclusive online webinars: Each year, you can tune in to online interviews and events hosted by Partners International. Making an eternal impact: As a Global Impact Partner, you are transforming lives through the gospel of Jesus.