Welcome to Families Mentoring Families
Who We Are
We are families who desire to connect with our brothers and sisters around the world to share ideas, learn from each other, and support each other in love and generosity, lifting together to provide more opportunities for our children and the coming generations.
Currently, our President, Becky & Tom Rogers and 4 of their children are the boots-on-the-ground in Ghana assessing needs, coaching and mentoring. In return they are receiving much about simplified living from our brothers and sisters in Ghana.
We have a 5 track course offering at our Family Literacy Centers to help people gain self-reliance individually and for their families.
Who We Serve
Family Literacy Centers
Literacy is key to opening up a world of possibilities! Most adults stopped their education because of lack of funds. We offer a 5 track course:
Within each track are different modules for men, women and children. Join our family of learners and mentors!
A FLC has books, 1-2 computers, printer, WiFi, a manager, and volunteers. More requests come each week to start a Family Literacy Center in another village. Join us by donating time or money to bring literacy to those that are hungry for knowledge!
Family Restoration Centers
Women leaving an abusive relationship need a safe and healing place – A Family Restoration Center. In Ghana, Africa, there is no such thing. Until now! Within a FRC will be a Family Literacy Center for the mom and children to be able to gain literacy, family skills, vocational training, academics, and gain leadership skills.
What about the husband and fathers? We seek to work with the men in their homes using the Standing With Boys program.
We are seeking donors to help us build 3 Family Restoration Centers in 3 towns. Will you help us heal the hearts of men, women, children and bring families back together?
Funding for a small business is the biggest hurdle faced by those in developing nations. We lend to qualified individuals at a 6% interest rate with a 2-3 year contract. These loans transform an individual, their family and their community. Micro loans ranges are $100-$600. Join our family of entrepreneurs!
Higher education is the key to success. In developing nations, even a student that is top-of-the-class is unable to continue their education, because there is no such thing as scholarships or even a government-backed student loan.
We provide student loans (really a scholarship) to those in the developing nations that qualify through their previous test scores, admittance letter from college, written their LifeStory, and commit to repaying the loan through volunteer hours at their local FMF Family Literacy Center. They pay-it-forward to their fellow community members, lifting themselves and community through service.
We work with schools that are needing to expand their classrooms, and other building issues. We bring Days for Girls (feminine hygiene) and Standing with Boys (goal-setting/respect) to schools requesting these programs to be taught. Also, visiting the students and doing a cultural exchange is a highlight of every visit. Join us on an expedition to interact with these classes and schools!
Such an amazing experience. It was the greatest two weeks of my life! I am so grateful for the opportunity to travel with Families Mentoring Families. The people both in the group and in Ghana are phenomenal and the experience was beyond anything I could have ever expected!
It was cool being treated as an adult because I was so tall and unique in my strength. Loved doing the projects and visiting the schools. The kids thought I was a rock star. Ghana has really good mangos and FanIce (ice cream). I especially loved the ball floats (donuts)! I would love to come back again and experience it when I am older.
My experience in Ghana was life-changing. I learned much about the stark differences of life in a third-world country & the struggles of a beautiful, loving people to merely survive. Even more valuable, I learned the value of humility & gratitude. From the first moment of my decision to go I was immersed in a Guided Journey. I learned more about myself, by far, than I did about Ghana & Ghanains. Go. Just go.
This was my 2nd time in Ghana. Going there to serve the kids by helping to build a library and paint their school with them was a memorable experience. I'm so glad that I was able to help them, and they taught me a lot about loving life. Oh, and going to the ocean and the monkey village were pretty fun too!
This loan has been able to help me fill in, blah, more of this and that, I can't say enough about this. Teaching others, hoping to set up a sewing school, and this helps me to be able to pay for my children's school fees.
Mavis loan, this is just totally awesome. But this isn't my words yet because her real words need to be recorded and put into this spot. My children attending school because now I have business and can afford school fees.
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Isaac and his wife have this to say about a microloan from FMF: wow, so amazed. This is going to help so much with ____
I have been to Ghana twice with FMF. Originally I wanted to go because I love to travel, and I wanted to help the people. What you quickly learn is that the experience becomes something so much bigger than you ever thought possible. I visited a few schools each time, and you are quickly surrounded by love, joy, and pure happiness as the children surround you, want to be close to you, and so grateful for you being there. The journey of each trip became a learning experience for me. I went as one person and I came back someone completely different in so many wonderful and amazing ways. Go to Ghana.