After gaining independence, many South Sudanese had great hopes and dreams for what the future might hold.
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Without land, education, or job opportunities, the world’s most poor face desperate lives of indignity, hunger, and early death.
Discover how financial freedom is won. Lessons from a father’s business in South Sudan.
Salome started selling vegetables from a small stand in Iringa, Tanzania. Thanks to training and three small loans from a Five Talents partner, she has grown her business into a vegetable market and then started a tailoring service.
With increasing profits and a diversified business, she no longer has to worry about cash flow problems for her farming activities. And with the additional funds, she has built her own home!
Salome is just one of over 100,000 entrepreneurs and their families who have benefited from the ministry of Five Talents.
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As a family learns to save, they transform their one room house and prepare to build their own home.
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