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

Ana

Ana

Ana didn’t have a job, and because of her lack of education and training, she didn’t have many options. She didn’t have the funds to pay for further schooling or training. When a family member told her about the Learning and Mentoring Center in Merida Mexico she was...

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Serving a Local Primary School

Serving a Local Primary School

The local IEI 223 Los Plomitos primary school in Trujillo Peru needed help getting their facilities and classrooms cleaned and ready for a new school year. This school lacked the funds to pay professionals to help get their school ready for another school year....

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Helio

Helio

Helio and his wife have owned a ferreteria (hardware store) for 30+ years in Trujillo, Peru. They have been eagerly learning and applying the lessons their mentors have been sharing with them. They are transitioning from selling hardware merchandise to selling health...

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Successful Saving Program

Successful Saving Program

Part of the entrepreneurial training that we provide includes financial literacy classes. Our mentors teach these women how to manage their incomes, get out of personal consumer debt, and save for the future. In May 2019 we started our “Savings Box” program. Our...

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Letecia Siton

Letecia Siton

Being the oldest of eleven children, and the daughter of a coconut farmer, Letecia Siton had to quickly learn work hard while growing up. Letecia was fortunate that she was able to attend and graduate from high school. It was shortly after graduation that she met her...

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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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