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NEWS from the MISSION FIELD Micro-Finance Provides More than Loans Not sure what to do with that car, boat, truck or RV you don’t need? time management and financial discipline. More important, these meetings become a place where they can pray together and learn more about the love of Jesus. Chapters are led with the goal of improving members’ whole lives, both physical and spiritual, with special programs held for their children and meetings that include time for sharing personal struggles. “[The micro-finance program] knowingly helps poor people and gives them a better future,” said Tanmayi, a loan recipient, who had difficulties providing for her family before joining the program. The micro-loans allow women to improve their lives and start businesses, yet the program also offers them hope found in Jesus. Now Tanmayi and thousands of other Dalit women can live knowing their futures are secured in Christ’s provision—and especially His love. Why not use it to reach possibly thousands in Asia with the Good News of Christ? Whether it’s a newer vehicle that you no longer need or an older one, donating it can help save lives!   Vehicle donation is one of many creative ways you can help share Jesus’ love and hope with those who have never before heard of Him. Donated vehicles are either used at Gospel for Asia’s headquarters or sold and the proceeds used to further the work on the mission field. The donation process is easy. Find out more: Visit: gfa.org/s/vehicles Call: 1-800-WIN-ASIA Email: strategicgiving@gfa.org 6 | Gospel for Asia | gfa.org Some images on these pages are GFA stock photos. SOUTH ASIA – Seeking to help 2 million Dalit families by 2020, Gospel for Asia’s micro-finance program is already seeing new businesses thrive and their owners transformed by the love of Christ. Created to help upend the cycle of poverty in South Asia while sharing the Good News of Jesus, the micro-financing program, operating under GFA’s Women’s Fellowship, brings together local Dalit women with talents or ideas for businesses. Already, 70,000 women are participating in the program. After receiving loans, which are overseen by the local church, the women form a “chapter” and attend weekly meetings where they discuss income generation, long-term savings, health insurance,