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

New Leadership

New Leadership

I am pleased to share with you some changes made within the leadership of Mentors International. United as a Board, we have appointed Chris Dunn new CEO, and he has humbly accepted. (pictured above on the left) Having served as our Vice President of Operations he has...

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Ghana Training and MENTORING Trip

Ghana Training and MENTORING Trip

During the first two weeks in March 2020, our CEO Chris Dunn visited our branches in Ghana. His first stop was in Northern Ghana with our Tamale team of MENTORS. The mothers in this area are finding great success with our MENTORING and business training programs....

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The secret ingredient in Amnia’s doughnuts is ……

The secret ingredient in Amnia’s doughnuts is ……

Amnia Issah makes the best doughnuts in her village located in the Northern Region of Tamale, Ghana. Before working with Mentors Ghana she was only able to afford two sacks of flour each day to make her doughnuts to sell. After the business training and MENTORING from...

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World Hunger Day

World Hunger Day

On #WorldHungerDay we recognize the millions of families that go hungry each day. As COVID-19 spreads in developing countries many do not have enough to eat. Our mission has always been to teach people how to fish, but when there’s no fish we provide relief! In true...

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Waleska

Waleska

Waleska is naturally artistic and loves creating. She would work on many side projects to bring in extra income for her family from sewing, crafting home décor, and making pinatas. It wasn’t much, but it helped. It became very difficult when her husband lost his job....

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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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