SARAH'S HOPE® JEWELRY was established to support small business micro-lending (loans starting at $50).Contributions are made to organizations such as MEDA (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) who partner with microfinance institutions to distribute these loans and ASSETS (A Service for Self-Employment Training and Support), small business training programs that give people living in impoverished situations a chance to support themselves and their families, as well as other small development business programs.