Jesilen

Jesilen “…my Seed Effect group became like my husband. This is where I get help in time of need.” < return to 'Connect' Rebels attacked Jesilen’s home, Kajo Keji, South Sudan in 2016. So at the age of 58, she was forced to uproot her life and...

Beatrice Mawadri

Beatrice “When I joined this [Seed Effect] group my life got saved — I gave my life to Christ and I now know who he is.” < return to 'Connect' After seeing the fruit her mother-in-law was bearing in her Seed Effect savings group, Beatrice was inspired and...

Fred Lagua

Fred “When you listen to the word of God, it gives you wisdom for many things.” < return to 'Connect' “I chose to save with Seed Effect after the field officer visited our church and talked about the benefit of joining a group. The field...

Christine Kiden

Christine Kiden “Seed Effect’s program helped my children to study in school.”  < return to 'Connect' Without access to banking services, refugees and people trapped in material poverty don’t have a way to access affordable credit or a safe place to save...

Betty Simon

Betty “My savings group helped me manage school fees, grow my business, and improve my home.” < return to 'Connect' When Betty, a South Sudanese refugee, joined Seed Effect her family was eating only one meal a day, she had no electricity and no...