For a long time we have wondered how best to support our Matadi friends. To contribute with money has of course in many ways meant a positive development in many parts all around, but it might also make those who receive help passive, waiting for more support before things happen.
One should not give a fisherman fish but a net. With a net he´ll catch fish himself.
We have found that loans have been a successful way to stimulate people to start business and take responsibility for supporting themselves and others around them.