Established by a prominent local eye surgeon, this fund created three small businesses that are intended to improve the economic conditions in the villages in the area of Moshi, Tanzania. One is an edible mushroom growing micro business, helping to supplement local farmer's incomes. Watch Andrew Miller's presentation below.
Another one of the micro businesses is a a portable woman's hair salon and eye care centre. You can also read more about Amy McQuaid's journey to Africa in InRoads and watch more in the video below.
The third micro business is a bead and necklace making enterprise for women with HIV, started by Vanja Lalic. See Vanja's presentation below for more information on this project.
All businesses are showing great promise and increasing income for local families.