"I lost both parents 5 years ago. Centre for Christian Missions is enabling me to continue my schooling and realise my dream of becoming a nurse." Elizabeth, aged 14, Back to School project in Zambia

"I started caring for my younger siblings when I was 15 after our parents died from AIDS. Lulisandla Kumntwana provided emotional support, food, school stuff, and helped us build a house." Ntombi, aged 19, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

"Being a pastor of a refugee community is a blessing spiritually, but is economically challenging. Thanks to an E3 microfinance loan I set up a business to support this ministry and my family." Revd Samson Matabaro, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

"We are putting into practice what we learnt at E3’s Church and Community Transformation course. We now have a church food garden, with plans to expand it to benefit the wider community." Bishop Matabani, Swaziland

"Thanks to a microfinance loan, my business makes enough to meet my family’s basic needs. I was desperate but now I’m full of hope about the future." Gertrude, a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo


  • Impact review 2014 – nearly 20,200 people directly supported and over 108,600 others indirectly.
  • New E3 Facebook page – for latest news, stories and pictures from our partner projects in Southern Africa.
  • Bank account change – important information for Standing Orders and bank transfers to E3 Initiative.