Length of project: 12 months
We’ve studied hard at school. Some of us even have degrees and yet our country's failing economy means that jobs are hard to find. We don’t want to join the statistics and be one of the 75,000 graduates in Chad that are unemployed.
With our businesses we have the potential to become independent business women.
We are entrepreneurs with innovative ideas. Project Possible has given us the encouragement and support to believe that we can turn our lives around and begin to support our families. We may be young women, but there are gaps in the market and we plan to fill those with new businesses.
One of us plans to grow a mini corner shop for the community, another will be creating tailor-made outfits for neighbours and friends, and another will set up a milling service for grains, groundnuts and condiments. Each of our exciting new plans will meet the needs of our local community and prove that women can achieve anything they set their minds to.
“I studied in Cameroon and have a law degree, but I haven’t managed to find any paid work since returning to Chad. I see the need for a milling service every time I go to the market. My idea to start a milling business will help me become independent and give back to my family.” Nadege's innovative idea
We’ll be working closely with our partner in Chad, FEEEJ, to help Eliane, Lea and Nadege to kick-start their ventures:
With your support, we can help Eliane, Lea and Nadege to realise their ambitions and become independent business women. They’ve already proved their ability to think like entrepreneurs and now is their chance to launch new ventures.
To show how your gift is making a difference we’ll send you:
|Start up grant to buy key equipment - mill and sewing machine||£914|
|Stock and materials||£1,395|
|Tools and equipment||£704|
|Running costs for the first 3 months||£735|
|Business mentoring and support from our on-the-ground staff team||£800|
|Project Possible UK Team support||£1,137|
All of your gift will be project-focused, with none of it going towards admin or fundraising. Instead, it will be used to cover:
May Jesus give you all the gifts to fllfill your full potential and more for his glory and your blessing to you and your community.
I wish you every success and may your enthusiasm bring you a just reward
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