Aliyah has a successful cafeteria in a market place in Yambio. But, it wasn’t all smooth sailing. Her initial business collapsed because she lacked skills. Aliyah joined the SILC training and micro finance program at Star Support Group (SSG) where she learnt the stock control, financial management and customer services skills needed to run a small business. She took out a small loan and restarted her cafeteria.

Aliyah now has the ability to pay school fees and medical expenses for her children. She also employs four women in her business and this is great for their families too. Aliyah says she has found it easy to manage the loan repayments which, once repaid to SSG, will be available to help others start or grow their businesses

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Best Foot Forward 2021

We’re asking for your help so that SHE can put HER best foot forward.

Since the outbreak of COVID-19, violence against women and girls has intensified.

The opportunity to gain education and skills is the key to HER long-term empowerment.

Our goal is to raise $150,000 in 24 hours on the 12th November 2021, so that disadvantaged women and girls can have access to opportunity through education.

Learn more by visiting www.bestfootforward.org.au