2017 was a year of growth in which we
expanded our product inventory and
deepend our partnerships.
With 92 micro-franchises, we
impacted over 300 children!
These women were making less than $2
a day before they joined Supply Hope
and now the average income of our
store owners is $8.35 a day. Some make
as much as $12.50 a day!
We have helped all of our store
owners to open bank accounts.
This year we welcomed new store
owners like Isabel, who
quickly became one of our top
With their income and diligent
Claudia bought her family new beds
and a new stove. They are now
saving to build a bathroom and a
And Jessica found hope and dignity after being abused
and abandoned by her husband. Through Supply hope,
she is able to care for her 3 children.
The success of our stores this year was due in part
to exciting new partnerships with distributors like...
E-chamorro. They produce products like diapers and
Cafe Soluble. They also make
cleaning supplies, as well as
personal items and soup!
Pollo Rico - a chicken provider! We are selling 400 chickens a month!
This grew our product offering from 108 to 121.
We continued to expand
our benefits program
and 40% of the women
took advantage of our
death insurance offering.
With the grim realities of
life for those at the
bottom of the pyramid,
our store owners want to
ensure that their
children will be provided
for in the event of a
We got our first investment loan this year which has helped us
to scale our program in Managua
and we developed a metric
system with Williams Davidson
Institute which will help us to
better measure our impact.
We see that impact in the next generation of
women; the daughters who are watching their
moms work so hard to break the cycle of poverty.
“There are lots of companies
that think there are jobs that
woman cannot do. It is difficult
because there are not enough
opportunities for women to lead
but we can lead well!”
- Mercado Fresco store-owner
We look forward to continuing
to partner with you in 2018.