AN EPIC PHILOSOPHY

We exist to see positive change in the lives of the poorest people, families and communities worldwide. We are passionate about empowering people to overcome poverty in a sustainable way through savings and loans projects. We bring people living in poverty together in savings and loans groups, teach them how to save and loan their own money as a group and empower them to start income generating activities and small businesses.

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Our work focuses on community driven change, empowering individuals and communities to identify their own needs, and providing a help up rather than a handout.

Do you want to run the 2021 London Marathon?

We have some exciting news! This Is EPIC are delighted to be allocated a Charity place for the 2021 London Marathon, the last time we had a place was in 2019 when Jenni West completed the run and raised an incredible £1700 for our projects. Our projects focus on delivering Village Savings and Loans schemes […]

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Two new directors join the team

This Is EPIC’s team has been strengthened by the addition of two directors, Mel Torode and Warren Mauger. Their involvement will enable the charity to build on the successful work it has already carried out in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. This Is EPIC’s implementation of Village Savings and Loans (VSL) schemes empowers […]

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Our work focuses on empowering community driven change and providing a help up rather than a handout.

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MEET THE TEAM

This Is EPIC is a Guernsey based charity that was founded in 2013, the current Directors working passionately to drive the charity forward are Louise Smith, Philip Smith, Mel Torode and Warren Mauger.

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