Empowering vulnerable communities is at the heart of what we do. You could provide essential skills and tools needed, to earn their own income, enabling them to protect themselves and their families. Help us to deliver our work, help us in our fight against poverty.
Fighting Poverty: Empowering Vulnerable Communities
We believe in providing people not just with help to relieve their hardships but also with a means to protect, develop and sustain their future.
Our long-term development programmes build independent, brighter futures.
You can help us to enable marginalised communities to live with dignity through restoring livelihood opportunities. This could include improving agriculture productivity, enabling access to micro-finance or improving skills through training and support.
Help to fight poverty
Could support one person with skills training such as tailoring.
Could support two women with skills training such as tailoring
Could support families to grow their own produce, to improve household conditions
Could provide four families with essential cash grants to buy tools to become self-employed
Supporting our Livelihood programmes will ensure that your donation brings about positive long-term change, breaking the poverty cycle.
Nihara is 40 years old and lives with her child and father in a remote region of Sri Lanka.
She tries to find work as a tailor but it is often not enough to buy even the most basic of essentials for her family. Nihara attended entrepreneurial and cattle farm training through Muslim Aid’s Livelihood programmes. Following assessment, Muslim Aid her a pregnant cow, shed construction materials, tools and support for Nihara to run her own dairy farm. As a result she has now doubled her income and gained security for her family. Nihara feels proud and empowered about what she has achieved, her smile says it all! She is determined now to expand her farm and become a role model and mentor for other women in her village.
Our livelihood programmes address issues of inequality by empowering women and young people. We ensure that families and businesses can become self-sufficient, to serve not only themselves but also their wider communities.
Without you, we can’t continue to serve humanity. By setting up a regular gift today you can help make an ongoing difference to the lives of those in the greatest of need, saving lives and transforming communities for good.
From supporting young children into education, providing long-term water solutions to drought affected communities, to giving women opportunities to earn a living to provide for their families. Supporting our long-term sustainable programmes, with a regular gift can help us in our fight against poverty.
Funds raised from this appeal, will enable Muslim Aid to deliver all of its activities, including the Fight Poverty campaign.
We are a faith-based British international charity that provides help to people who are victims of natural disasters or conflict or suffering from poverty, hunger, disease, homelessness, injustice, deprivation or lack of skills and economic opportunities.
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