Imbita Swaziland Women’s Finance Trust

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Project Management


Kindernothife (KNH)

In Swaziland, the The Self Help Group Approach (SHGA) was introduced in 2003, through funding from Kindernothife (KNH), Germany. This was followed by organizations that championed the concept in 2008: others followed in 2011 with the aim of identifying and addressing underlying causes of poverty in the coutry, especially in the rural areas where poverty is widespread.
The SHGA has shown evidence of remarkable change in womens and childrens lives who have received vocational training through the community-based training (CBT) which has enabled the youth to be self-sustaining; to become independent benefitted their families and communities.  


Youth Enterprise Fund (YEF) 

Imbita was contracted by the Youth Enterprise Fund (YEF) which provides loans to the youth. The project ran from 2009-2012 where a total of E7 734 647.00 was distributed amongst 688 youth members throughout the country within the following sectors
1. Agriculture
2. Manufacturing
3. Retailing
4. Services

The project included training beneficiaries in business management skills.  


Sustainability Agriculture Health Education Environment (SAHEE)

Sahee foundation is a Swiss non-profit organization that funds projects aiming at aiming at improving perspectives and livelihood conditions of poor children and adults. The foundation was established in 2006 in Zurich, Switzerland. The governing body of the foundation is its board. The board members unite competences in the fields of international cooperation, fair trade, environmental sciences, law, social anthropology, health, and education of children.


Luvatsi Financial Literacy Program 

Luvatsi financial literacy program examines the understanding of finance management of the unbanked population. The main aim of developing the program is to assist the youth and the adult population of the Kingdom of eSwatini to improve their financial literacy efficiencies. This will not only improve their financial well-being but also lead to the development of the economy with a financial savvy populace. Better management of one’s personal funds creates a spill over to the younger generation thus develops a constant cycle of good financial management