To alleviate Poverty in the south eastern States of Nigeria, through the provision of Micro finance service and Capacity building/support services in Health, Education, Enterprise Development Agriculture to the rural poor.
SPECIFIC AREAS OF FOCUS:
- Micro-credit financing
- Training and Capacity building for members
- Women Empowerment Program & Seminars
- Agriculture/food processing
- Micro-enterprises Development etc
ISHO works with various groups which maybe formal or informal i.e Churches, Town Unions, Age Grades, Social Clubs, Women etc. Applicants are therefore require to join any of the groups inorder to benefit from ISHO loans or grants. Operating conitions negotiated with the granting and lending Agencies are also respected.
ISHO has Professionals as members of its staff in all its departments an also has a team of renowned consultants. ISHO has a Board of Directors which gives directions on policy matters for the Organization. There is therefore the Capacity to Handle any Project we undertake to do.
ISHO relies heavily on its internally generated funds and also source funds from Local and International doner-agencies like, NAPEP, FTI, Ford Foundation, UNICEF, UNDP, MTN foundation through GBF, Ausaid.
The target beneficiaries of ISHO are mainly groups of Men, Women,Youths, Children of low income groups in the rural areas.