Funded a fleet of motor-cycles to transport drinking water Read More
Funded ambulances in the aftermath of the earthquake.
Micro-garden Project Outline
Technical Service Team
In this region there are 160,000 remaining speakers of the local TOMMO SO dialect.
Vital edge has focused a large part of its work on a remote region of MALI which is renowned for its exotic DOGON culture.
VITAL EDGE and The Tandana Foundation created the first TOMMO SO/BAMBERA literacy textbook.
Training in textile manufacture and production
Adapting traditional techniques to marketable products.
Training in the use of organic vegetable dyes
Incorporating traditional designs ion modern products.
Microfinance begins with weekly meetings under a tree with an instructor Read More
The women elect a leader Read More
They make loans to each other for any purpose: Food, buying products to sell, etc. Read More
All decisions are decided by the group. At the end of each year the money with interest is returned to the women , and they start a new cycle. No money ever enters or leaves the group from any other party.
The women decide how much to save each week. Read More
Maternal Health Care
VITAL EDGE designs custom programs to solve basic needs : water, nutrition, education and finance. By combining these solutions , micro-gardens, solar pumps, literacy programs, pre-natal programs, to an established micro-savings group, the cost of delivering the service is reduced and the likelihood of success is multiplied.