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Learning and Applying the Lessons

Learning and Applying the Lessons

“The experience that stands out in my mind is of an older lady taking care of her granddaughter. Together they ran a small tindahan (store) in their house. Even though the Philippines is overly saturated with these kinds of stores, every time my partner and I visited...

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In a world where you can be anything, be kind.

In a world where you can be anything, be kind.

“In the Dominican Republic, I was teaching business and entrepreneurship principles to young women at two different schools who had been rescued from human trafficking or who are at high risk. These students always would help each other. If someone was having...

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A Powerful Change

A Powerful Change

A powerful change occurs when you give someone a chance.   People in developing countries take pride when they realize they can get out of poverty through their own initiative. They improve not only their own lives, but in a widening circle of impact, the lives...

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Welcome Ruth to the Team

Welcome Ruth to the Team

We are excited to welcome Ruth Martes as the new Program Manager of Mentors Dominican Republic.  Ruth Martes has a masters degree in management and productivity. Ruth is very committed to success in her personal and professional life through hard work and ethical...

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Pearls With Purpose

Pearls With Purpose

We are excited to announce that Pearls with Purpose is now a program under the direction of Mentors International The purpose of this program is to provide artisans, primarily women, in underdeveloped countries the opportunity to learn the art of jewelry making along...

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Sustainable Projects

Sustainable Projects

While we are committed to our mission of empowering the world's poor to grow in self-reliance through personal and business mentoring and access to financial service. We are also committed to making the world a better place. Here are some of the special projects and...

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Training in the Dominican Republic

Training in the Dominican Republic

The first part of March 2019, our Pearls with Purpose program traveled to the Dominican Republic to hold their first jewelry-making class. We have partnered with two schools in the Dominican Republic that teach young teens and mothers who have been rescued from human...

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Announcing Our New CEO

Announcing Our New CEO

We are excited to announce that Curtis Bennett is now serving as CEO of Mentors International. Curtis comes from humble circumstances and knows the power and benefit of a true mentor. Throughout his career, Curtis has had vast experience in many avenues of for-profit...

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A Powerful Change

A Powerful Change

A powerful change occurs when you give someone a chance. People in developing countries take pride when they realize they can end poverty through their own initiative. They improve not only their own lives, but in a widening circle of impact, the lives of their...

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