Ending Poverty

for millions through self-reliance!




Meet Entrepreneurs

Ending Poverty

Your donations have helped 3.6 million entrepreneurs leave poverty
Meet Entrepreneurs

Meet the Entrepreneurs

Your donations are used to teach people living in extreme poverty how to overcome poverty through entrepreneurship.

Juana Gomez Xico

Juana Gomez Xico lives with her husband and children in Guatemala. They are farmers. Their crops include green beans, corn, squash, and other types of... Read More »

Julia Melgarejo

Julia sells grocery items outside the Institution for Minister of Education. She make drinks and treats for a small stand that she has run by... Read More »

Luis and Lydia

Luis Garcia is accomplished, to say the least. He is a science engineer, biologist, and currently studying psychology and chemical engineering. It is hard to... Read More »

The Mentors Difference

Many organizations provide micro loans and training to the poor. Mentors International is different from these organizations not because of what we do, but how we do it. The importance of how we serve shows up in our results. For example, Mentors International has not had a single loan default in Guatemala for five years straight.

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How We Help

Watch the video to see how Mentors International is helping to lift the poor to become self-reliant. We do this by helping aspiring entrepreneurs receive critical business training, making a small loan and letting them work with dignity to support their families.


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Join Our Silver Linings Campaign


You are the silver lining in the poverty cloud that blankets half of the earth.

You can serve the world’s poor through the mutually beneficial principles of self-reliance and prosperity.

You will fund business training, character development, and financial services for struggling entrepreneurs.

You change and save lives with your donation to Mentors International.