At Project Possible, our response to the challenge of poverty isn’t big programmes with lofty ambitions. It’s bite-size, achievable and time-bound projects filled with possibility. We call them spark projects and here are the latest ones just waiting to get off the ground.
With your help, they can get up and running
The Fair-Trading Farmers of Soroti
26% of £4,933
Local women, who’ve known poverty and hunger, are setting up enterprises to trade good quality local produce at competitive prices.
The Stylish Shopkeepers of Kinshasa
19% of £3,388
Exploited and abused, five strong minded women from Kinshasa are ready to open new shops and re-define their future.
The Digitally-Connected Families of El Alto
8% of £3,400
Two talented families, who've faced ill treatment, have set up small enterprises and are wanting to grow their poverty-fighting ventures.
The Trailblazing Teachers of Malkangiri
These young teachers want to inspire local children to love learning by teaching them in their own language for the first time.
The Tenacious Tradesmen of Naivasha
Life on the streets taught these young men that nothing is for free. Now skilled tradesmen they are eager to work hard and be masters of their own future.
The Shining Light Designers of Gilgit
Six women, held back by tradition but brimming with ideas and confidence for a better future
The Good Food Apprentices of Roodewal
A past fuelled by drugs and gang life won’t stop these four young men from believing they can turn their lives around with newfound skills
The Talented Family Traders of El Alto
Three close-knit families, united by exploitation and trauma, carry incredible dreams to kickstart individual family businesses
The Determined Women of N'Djamena
Three young women, in a country notorious for gender inequality and youth unemployment, are determined to become independent entrepreneurs.
The Adept Artisans of Santo Domingo
Their disability hasn't stopped them dreaming. Of a better life, of launching a venture together that will allow them to provide for themselves and their families.
The ‘Belle Couture’ Dressmakers of Kinshasa
Exploited and abused, this group of resilient women from Kinshasa are full of ideas and ambition to kickstart their own tailoring businesses.
The Close-Knit Sunshine Entrepreneurs of Naivasha
They've survived life on the streets, but now this band of brothers-in-arms dream of using their new-found skills to change the direction of their future.
Hands-on, early-stage nurturing projects
Coming alongside forgotten people – sex workers, recovering addicts, widows – we work with local partners on the ground to restore dignity and provide hands-on skills training, helping people see greater possibilities for their lives.