Spreading the Currency of Hope


Sewing Business


This young widow has a new sewing machine, paid for by a microcredit loan. She sews school uniforms and other clothes and makes a good income. Her husband was killed during the tsunami and she lost her house and… Continue reading

Noodle Maker


This grand-mother borrowed $50 from the microcredit program to buy the equipment and supplies to make string-hopper noodles, which are a favorite Sri Lankan dish. She sells them to the people in her village and makes a small profit. Every… Continue reading



This young man is a trained jeweler, who lost his workshop and home in the tsunami. He lived with his family in a single room in one of the camps, getting occasional work as a laborer. He borrowed $150 from… Continue reading



This very young widow has used her microcredit loan to begin a simple bakery in the second room of her home.  She makes wonderful fresh loaves from a wood burning oven and sells them to her neighbours.  The… Continue reading

Rose Microcredit is a project of:

Rose Charities Canada

Goal: $1,000,000.00
Complete: $750,000.00


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