Biti Rose used a $ 2 loan from her village savings group founded by CARE to start a successful doughnut business. Although she never attended school at all, she's planning to send her younger children to university.
Speaking at the African Green Revolution Forum in Arusha, Tanzania, Gates Foundation co-chair Melinda Gates praised CARE for its pioneering Village Savings and Loan Association program which brings vital financial services and education to millions of people in Africa’s poorest communities.
Umoja Women live in a city with no men. These brave women created a community free of gender based violence and they sustain themselves through their products. Please support them in their independence and revolutionary courage to make a safe place for women.