The Self Sustaining or Self Supporting Projects (SSP) are an important part of what Caravan of Mercy is all about. We have for many years been using your generous donations to improve the lives of families in India and Bangladesh. We have now started our humanitarian efforts in West Africa as well.
Caravan of Mercy used your donations in Northern Ghana in order to help poor widows and other single women who do not have a bred winner to support them and their families. They were given approximately £150 each as gifts, on your your behalf, so that she could start their own businesses according to the fields they were most confident in.
This lady used her money to start her dry foods selling business.
This lady purchased a fridge to store food for her business of selling drinks.
Some women where given sewing machines and cloth to earn money as a seamstress.
These women were given grain to sell.
This lady invested her money in buckets in order to sell them to the public.
This lady purchased second hand clothing to sell.