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End Extreme Poverty Worldwide

How You Can Make a Difference This Summer

Poverty poses numerous problems every day. Almost half of the world’s population lives off less than $2.50 per day. With such limited resources, most find access to decent education, proper nutrition, and safe living circumstances nearly impossible – and these negative side effects perpetuate into even larger problems. Without education, many would-be successful entrepreneurs lack the skills needed to advance their businesses and lift their families out of poverty. Without proper nutrition, the ability to concentrate and perform in a work environment is debilitated. Fortunately, Mentors International and YOU are able to change that.

Donations made to Mentors International facilitate the administration of small loans that entrepreneurs need to transform their businesses – but our efforts don’t end there. Recipients will also receive individualized business classes and life skills (taught by experienced mentors) to ensure they possess the tools needed to succeed. Many times, when one of our recipients succeeds, they are also employing other individuals in their communities; not only changing their lives, but empowering others to do the same. Just take a look at some of our entrepreneurs who have already accomplished such a feat!

Help us in our mission to empower the world’s poor and help them grow in self-reliance. Your donations will continuously be felt in the lives of so many through our perpetual distribution model, whereby loans that are lent out and repaid help fund new loans to new recipients. You can assist us in our mission by making a donation here. Additionally, you can attend one of our events to learn more about our organization firsthand, and meet other compassionate individuals. If you are located outside of Utah, but would still like to contribute, you can set up your own fundraising event with a tool like this. Any event – be it a summer cookout, golf tournament, or craft fair (the possibilities are endless) – can be turned into a fun way to raise money. Simply charge a small attendance fee, or sell snacks and drinks at the event to raise funds for Mentors International. Informing your guests that their money will be used for a good cause is also a sure way to make your event a success! Please call (801) 676-7776 or email for more information about the many ways you can donate to our cause, or participate in one of our events. We thank you for your continued support and generosity!

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