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  1. 1. YES, THIS IS THE WORLD… LET’S FIX IT LESS MONEY MORE PEOPLE
  2. 2. <ul><li>Global Poverty . . It’s a Global Issue </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why is this an issue? <ul><li>According to the United Nations, about 25,000 people die every day of hunger & disease </li></ul><ul><li>With global poverty comes: HUNGER , AIDS, PNUEMONIA, DIARRHEA, TUBERCULOSIS, MALARIA, and MEASLES </li></ul>
  4. 4. Poverty In Uganda <ul><li>The total population is roughly 28 million people </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly everyone lives in poverty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>61% are poor </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>30% live in absolute poverty </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Women are the poorest of the poor. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Microlending… What? <ul><li>Small loans given to the unemployed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A higher return rate than average loans </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower interest rate so easier for recipients to keep up with </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps develop the economy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self Perpetuating </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Muhammad Yunus <ul><li>Grameen Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Bangladesh </li></ul><ul><li>2006: Awarded Nobel Peace Prize </li></ul><ul><li>7.21m borrowers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>97% Women </li></ul></ul><ul><li>78,659 villages </li></ul><ul><li>98.5% recovery rate </li></ul><ul><li>50mil out of acute poverty </li></ul>
  7. 7. It’s a LOAN not a donation Lenders Entrepreneur Loan payed back with interest = BIG SUPPORTER = Non- profit micro-lending organization (NOT A SCAM)
  8. 8. Who benefits? <ul><li>Location: Ugunja, Kenya </li></ul><ul><li>Loan Requested: $275 </li></ul><ul><li>% Loan Repayed: 67% </li></ul>Name: Musa Masaa
  9. 9. Jennifer Nanduta <ul><li>Location: </li></ul><ul><li>Bukuto, Uganda </li></ul><ul><li>Age: </li></ul><ul><li>28 Years Old </li></ul><ul><li>Loan Requested: </li></ul><ul><li>$800 </li></ul>

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