Chef Paul

In 2022, Paul attended the ELD training in Kenya and was hired to prepare the meals for the 50 attenders. Paul is a fantastic chef with a culinary certificate. During the training he realized that he could use his passion and skills in cooking to start a catering business. The catering business allows him to greater opportunities to serve the needs of his community for…

Mentoring on the Move

Kiran, who mentors hundreds of village leaders throughout 11 states in India, heard about ELD this summer and asked for a Zoom call to learn more. He quickly began to implement the principles, joined our on-line course, and developed a viable business plan which was quickly funded by ELD partners. In Kiran’s model he plans to hire drivers in various areas to drive electric auto-rickshaws,…

From Addiction to Influencer

After being inspired to do something with resources that were readily available, in his African community, Solomon began a brick making business with the dirt from termite mounds. He reached out to men from the village who were struggling with addiction to offer them work opportunities and a pathway to hope. Together they began to make bricks . . . thousands of them. They made…

Brick Baker

After being inspired to do something with resources that were readily available, in his African community, Solomon began a brick making business with the dirt from termite mounds. He reached out to men from the village who were struggling with addiction to offer them work opportunities and a pathway to hope. Together they began to make bricks . . . thousands of them. They made…

Tom The Tomato Man

Business has boomed for Tom after attending ELD training in Africa. He first started with tomatoes and has now added passion fruit and peppers. He is producing such large quantities that wholesalers now drive out to him and fill up their trucks to take to market. Tom has been able to hire many workers and is using his profits to revitalize his community by starting…

Chickens Build Communities

Ramesh attended the ELD training in India and returned to his home country to start an egg business with 150 chickens. In a few years it grew to 8500 chickens. The profit enabled him to hire 9 workers and purchase their own land to build a community center that now serves over 100 people. His new venture of feed production will allow him to offset…

Rabbits Rabbits Rabbits

Pastor Henry currently leads a denomination of hundreds of churches in Uganda. He has attended ELD training and has now started a rabbit business to help his own family with income and to model to the denomination that business is good and can be used to support pastors throughout their region. Pastor Henry said, “Our problem in Uganda, is that our pastors were told support…

The Bee Man

Francis grew up in Soroti in northeast Uganda. This is an area that is known for cattle rearing. As a young boy, Francis was a cattle keeper and he loved honey, so as a boy he would often search for wild bee hives as he grazed the cattle. This experience piqued his interest in beekeeping.  Francis is married and has three children 15, 14, 10.  Currently,…