Responding to COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing the world in which we live on a constant basis at present.  After weeks of following the news of the pandemic unfolding we now see it affecting our lives here in Guernsey and the lives of people we know and love across the globe. At This Is EPIC we continue to […]

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VSLA – a strategy for social and economical change in DR Congo

As a charity we have been running Village Savings and Loans (VSLA) projects in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 2014/15. Our in country Project Manager, Bercky Zihindula, has been a instrumental in making the projects in the DRC have the maximum benefit and impact for the communities that we are working in.  We […]

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How do savings and loans groups empower people?

Most of us have either heard or read the quote “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” This quote very much applies to the work that we deliver through our village savings and loans projects. A question we often […]

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