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Social impact

In the areas where Interlife Onlus works, constantly increasing economic and social results are recorded with a clear impact on child education, women’s empowerment, entrepreneurial dynamism and social cohesion. 


  • 100% of the children of families who have received Toolkits go to school now

  • 78%  of beneficiaries is now able to invest in their children’s education

Female empowerment
  • 76% of Toolkit beneficiaries are women

  • There are to presently almost 3,000 new women entrepreneurs thanks to Interlife Toolkits

  • Toolkits improve women’s status and reinforce the role of women vis-à-vis their families and acquaintances  

  • Female Toolkit beneficiaries which successfully start-up their activity and complete the passage of the Toolkit, thereby benefitting another person, become a positive model for the other women of the community

Entrepreneurial dynamism
meaning drivers of growth for the community
  • ·        61% of beneficiaries declare that they have autonomously adopted new commercial strategies and marketing techniques in order to promote their activity

  • ·        67% of beneficiaries declare that after having passed the Toolkit they have reinvested their income for the growth of their activity 

  • ·        62% have gradually expanded their activity with: additional cultivated land, expansion of stables, new hen houses and fences also outside villages  

  • ·        the Toolkit offers an entrepreneurial motivation which is stronger than the temptation to travel to Europe

  • ·        Toolkit beneficiaries, after having become producers, often become suppliers of seeds, cuttings, animals, compost, etc.. for other community members

Social cohesion
  • ·        The beneficiaries become the donors of a new Toolkit and of new opportunities for the next generation of beneficiaries triggering a new solidarity chain within the community

  • ·        Toolkit beneficiaries transfer the best practices which they have acquired to the other villagers, sharing gained skills and improving local productivity 

  • ·        In some villages where the Toolkit have been launched, within a few months the population has adopted the best public health practices so as to vaccinate all the animals in the village and to reduce the risk of infections and epidemics  

  • ·        The passage of Toolkits from one generation to the next also extend beyond the village with a positive impact on the relationships between people and villages that had previously had disagreements 

  • ·        The Toolkit triggers a solidarity mechanism which operates after project closure, reaching an increasing number of beneficiaries

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