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  • 1. YES, THIS IS THE WORLD… LET’S FIX IT LESS MONEY MORE PEOPLE
  • 2.
    • Global Poverty . . It’s a Global Issue
  • 3. Why is this an issue?
    • According to the United Nations, about 25,000 people die every day of hunger & disease
    • With global poverty comes: HUNGER , AIDS, PNUEMONIA, DIARRHEA, TUBERCULOSIS, MALARIA, and MEASLES
  • 4. Poverty In Uganda
    • The total population is roughly 28 million people
    • Nearly everyone lives in poverty
      • 61% are poor
      • 30% live in absolute poverty
    • Women are the poorest of the poor.
  • 5. Microlending… What?
    • Small loans given to the unemployed
      • A higher return rate than average loans
      • Lower interest rate so easier for recipients to keep up with
      • Helps develop the economy
      • Self Perpetuating
  • 6. Muhammad Yunus
    • Grameen Bank
    • Bangladesh
    • 2006: Awarded Nobel Peace Prize
    • 7.21m borrowers
      • 97% Women
    • 78,659 villages
    • 98.5% recovery rate
    • 50mil out of acute poverty
  • 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. Who benefits?
    • Location: Ugunja, Kenya
    • Loan Requested: $275
    • % Loan Repayed: 67%
    Name: Musa Masaa
  • 9. Jennifer Nanduta
    • Location:
    • Bukuto, Uganda
    • Age:
    • 28 Years Old
    • Loan Requested:
    • $800