Democratic Republic of Congo – Project Update

We are really pleased to announce that The Guernsey Overseas Aid Commission have awarded This Is EPIC a grant for their Village Savings and Loans projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 100% of the funds will be supporting a project to form 30 village savings loans groups, impacting around 3750 people. We will be directly […]

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How do Village Savings & Loans Projects Help People?

This is a question that we regularly get asked, mainly because explaining the detail of how a Village Savings and Loans Group operates can require detail, especially around how the group is formed, savings cycles and how people access loans. In this post we want to explain, in a really simple way, how our Village […]

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The Greatest Need

“Our Country is going under a very turmoil situation since the parliament have voted to enlarge the president period. Police are killing people who demonstrate on the street and today no one is leaving his house. We really do not know what will be this day but will keep you know how things are going.”  This was one of the updates we […]

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