Anglican International Development
Anglican International Development (AID) is a Christian charity working to relieve poverty in the name of Jesus Christ through long-term, sustainable solutions, which empower and enable citizens. AID has worked for many years in South Sudan and has recently expanded to also work in Uganda and Kenya.
South Sudan today has huge potential for development, but the challenges remain enormous due to generations of war and deprivation. Manna Microfinance is a small loans programme operating in Juba, South Sudan. Women receive business training and spiritual encouragement in groups, before receiving a loan to start their business. Manna Microfinance was established in 2011. Currently, over 200 women partner with the programme to start or grow their businesses. In the world’s third poorest country, where there are few financial services operating, Manna is enabling women to build a stable future for themselves and their families.