"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

"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

"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

"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


  • E3 impact report 2013 – find out how your support transforms lives through the work of our partners.
  • Back to School – meet some of the orphaned and vulnerable children who are being supported in Swaziland and Zambia.
  • Training and chickens – how local churches are working together in Swaziland to support widows and orphaned children.