Stories of Success
All of our entrepreneurs have an important story to tell. They all start the same: mentoring and training from our Mentors International team, then they are supported with a micro-loan.
Through our mentoring programs, these entrepreneurs learn accountability and other skills that improve their businesses and in turn their lives. They become successful entrepreneurs, but most important they become heroes. Heroes to their family and to themselves, they have beaten the odds and lifted themselves out of the poverty that engulfs so many in developing countries. We would like to share a few stories of some of the individuals that we have been able to serve through self-reliance.
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...read more
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...read more
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...read more
“There are many reasons why someone is trafficked. However, there are three primary reasons why people become victims of human trafficking: poverty, breakdown of the family, and lack of education,” said O.U.R. Director of Aftercare, Jessica Mass. Learn more about how...read more
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...read more
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