AN EPIC PHILOSOPHY

This Is EPIC exists to see positive change in the lives of people, families and communities worldwide. We are passionate about empowering people to overcome poverty in a sustainable way through savings and loans projects. We bring people together in savings and loans groups, teach them how to save and loan their own money as a group and empower them to start income generating activities and small businesses.

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Our Projects

Our work focuses on community driven change, empowering individuals and communities to identify their own needs, and providing a help up rather than a handout.

Uganda and Financial Inclusion

Uganda recently launched their new five-year National Financial Inclusion Strategy. The strategy seeks to reduce financial exclusion from 15 to 5 percent by 2022 by ensuring that all Ugandans have access to and use a broad range of quality and affordable financial services. This is a significant and timely strategy for This Is EPIC. Our […]

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Motivation

In my first blog I explained my main reasons for setting up the charity, now this post is to show a few of my motivations that help to keep me going. Firstly, every quarter we get a detailed written report (along with extensive quantitative data), highlighting all the key things that have happened during the […]

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Our work focuses on empowering community driven change and providing a help up rather than a handout.

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MEET THE TEAM

This Is EPIC is a Guernsey based charity that was founded in 2013, the current team passionately behind the charity are Louise Smith, Philip Smith and Martyn Langlois.

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