Our Impact

 

For 30 years Mentors International and Lifting Generations have been empowering the world’s poor to grow in greater self-reliance through mentoring, educational courses, business training and access to financial solutions.

Over 4.5 MILLION people have been impacted by the programs and services we offer. During 2019, the families we served were able to increase their incomes on average by 52%.

Mentors International
2019 Impact Numbers

Families Impacted

Mentoring Sessions

Training Sessions

%

Re-Payment Rate

Jobs Created

Loans Disbursed

Lifting Generations
2019 Impact Numbers

Students received job-focused education

%

Job Placement Rate for Graduates

Service Hours Performed

%

Average Increase in Income

Individuals Received Professional Mentoring Services

%

Increase in Personal Savings

2018 was a Busy Year

  • We opened up Mentors Nepal and announced Mentors Dominican Republic.
  • We expanded into 6 new regions within the countries we already serve.
  • We held 60,499 mentoring sessions and 20,698 training sessions.

There are many more accomplishments highlighted in our 2018 impact report. This report is short and easy to read.

Success Stories From Around the World

Alice

Alice

Alice sells fish. She has been carefully listening and applying the lessons from her mentors. She started with a loan that was only about $105 US dollars. She carefully invested that into buying larger quantities of fish at a lower rate. This allowed her to make...

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First Graduating Class in Cambodia

First Graduating Class in Cambodia

After a successful launch in September 2019, our Phnom Penh Center for Education and Mentoring is off to a great start.  Our staff has come together to create a model Center for Education and Mentoring and is rapidly amplifying educational and mentoring opportunities...

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Service in Cambodia

Service in Cambodia

There is a small road near the CICFO orphanage in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The students from the nearby Learning and Mentoring Center performed some of their hours of service by clearing the trash from the roadway. Many students came this day to help out. This road was...

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Awards in Nepal

Awards in Nepal

Through our operations in Nepal, Mentors International has partnered with two micro-loan cooperatives in Palung, and Makwanpur, Nepal. In May, 2018 around 250 impoverished farmers/entrepreneurs received their first loans to grow their enterprises. These farmers...

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Saylor’s Seed Internship

Saylor’s Seed Internship

“Last Summer was a whirlwind of craziness and I’m not just talking about the Typhoons in the Philippines. Every day was a new adventure with different clients and teaching different business principles. One of my favorite experiences was the opportunity we had to...

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Our Mission

Empowering the world’s poor to grow in self-reliance through personal and business mentoring and access to financial services.

Mentors International and Lifting Generations are nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. EIN/tax ID No. 43-1536498.

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