HOW WE DO IT
Our way of tackling poverty is about dignity, not dependence, and choice, not charity.
We create global partnerships for promoting financial inclusion by increasing access for those financially excluded.
We create value for small enterprises while enabling a more sustainable and inclusive path to economic growth and prosperity.
We expand microfinance (savings, credit and insurance) for small business owners,expand finance for ‘the missing middle'.
Jumpstart Africa Investment started informally on the 28th March 2016 and was incorporated on the 18th May, 2016 with registration number 221553. Its primary role is to avail and to guarantee access to short and medium term financial services for enterprise to women and vulnerable youth, and long-term financing for less risk-averse investments that can be used to support ministry. Through this, We hope to create employment and opportunities for poverty reduction through business and engage in corporate social responsibility.
We have a team of dedicated staff working to end poverty
We empower Africa's extreme poor, especially women, to lift themselves out of poverty through Micro-Finance
Our Stories of Impact
Since we started working with women in extreme poverty, we have seen their lives transformed and some of them have shared their stories. Below are some of them.
She started by selling charcoal. She then acquired a loan from Jumpstart which has used to expand her business into foodstuff and other goods. Her income has now increased and she is using part of her earning to build houses for rent.
She runs a food cooking business. Before she got a loan from us, She only had charcoal stove and a few saucepans. She now has 7 stoves and 20 saucepans. She is now able to serve over 50 clients and her business is growing.
She started out by making liquid soap. Using our loan support, she has expanded her business into craft shoes and currently sells over 30 pairs a week. She earns over 250000, an equivalent of 70 dollars per week.