EndPoverty.org

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endPoverty.org is a faith-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to empower the working poor in developing countries to lift themselves out of poverty.[1] It accomplishes this by providing small loans and technical assistance through a network of locally led partner organizations in 12 countries to equip families living in poverty to improve their own lives.

Organization[edit]

endPoverty.org is headquartered in Bethesda, United States, and currently works with a partner network of microfinance and development institutions in twelve countries: Uganda, South Africa, Egypt, Philippines, Bangladesh, India, Romania, Slovakia, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and the United States.[2]

History[edit]

endPoverty.org was founded in 1985 out of the vision of Paris Reidhead, an American missionary in Sudan, to equip poor entrepreneurs to help themselves and their families out of poverty.[3] The organization's former names include Enterprise Development International and Transformation International.

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Home" on". endpoverty.org. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  2. ^ ""Partner Programs" on". endpoverty.org. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 
  3. ^ ""Our History" on". endpoverty.org. Retrieved 2009-10-14. 

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