We have brought together over 200 selected small trading opportunities for selling goods or services. Most can be started with very little money and some for no money at all.
These subsistence level trading opportunites have been grouped into four folders:
Based on details of actual or researched trading enterprises
Selected opportunities with pictures, mainly in food supply or public health sectors
Identified opportunities grouped into those producing goods for sale and those providing local community services
These subsistence income generating activities can probably be started with no money!
Microfinance Institutions (Loan Funders)
Small loans to help start up or growth of Trading activities may be available from a Microfinance Institution in your region
We have prepared a list of some MFI's in Ghana, Kenya, Malawi,Manipur (India) and Pakistan
Finding Information on the internet:
When you have an idea of what you would like to start you can find much more information by searching at an internet café, or on a computer smart phone or tablet with internet access
Go to Google 'images' - type in the name of the trade that interests you to see many pictures
Youtube (Short videos you can watch) www.youtube.com enter your trade name and see many videos of the trade you are interested in
Practical Action - www.practical action.org - a big resource for practical information and free downloads on many income generating and technical development topics. You can subsacribe to their newsletter