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Job Skills

Poverty's Cycle

Around the world, more than 500 million workers struggle to make one U.S. dollar a day, according to the International Labor Organization, which is not enough to provide food, shelter, clothing and education for a family. Begging and living hand-to-mouth is a way of life for too many.

What We Do

The solution is to give men and women a solid foundation to earn a living. CBN sponsors livelihood training, small business development, and microcredit grants to address a community's needs and create employment opportunities. By coupling this training with teaching in life skills and building relationships, we can break the cycle of poverty. Over 4,400 people in 11 countries received training in 2010.

Be Part of the Answer

By giving to CBN, you are investing in a family’s future. You are teaching a man to fish, as the proverb goes, and making a difference for a lifetime.

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Current Projects

A DAY IN THE LIFE

A DAY IN THE LIFE

CBN Reporter, Dan Reany experiences what it feels like to walk in the shoes of a Nigerian family by...

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American Reporter Spends 36 Hours Living with Rural Nigerian Family

American Reporter Spends 36 Hours Living with Rural Nigerian Family

One family in Africa gets an unexpected house guest from America. How he repays their kindness shocks everyone.

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Two Gifts That Changed Their World!

Two Gifts That Changed Their World!

You gave this family two simple gifts and now they have hope and a future. Thank you, CBNpartners.

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Please! Take Away the Pain!

Please! Take Away the Pain!

Misha’s painful hernia could rupture at any time, but his parents couldn’t afford the surgery that would save him....

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Raising A Baby Alone

Raising A Baby Alone

Flissie is a single mom. Determined to raise her daughter, she struggled with depression as she faced the daily...

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No Boat Equals No Fish

No Boat Equals No Fish

Quintin is an excellent spearfisherman; but when a storm destroyed his boat, he lost his livelihood. Now he’s thanking...

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From Poor and Hungry to Successful Business Owner

From Poor and Hungry to Successful Business Owner

Single mom Soykham had to beg to feed her family until she learned how to weave. If only she...

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A Mother’s Hands Can Bear the Pain

A Mother’s Hands Can Bear the Pain

After her husband abandoned her, Dasie tried to support her two children stitching clothes by hand. She knew...

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