CREATING REAL JOBS
Creating a job produces a sustainable means for a person to provide for their needs. The old proverb, “give someone a fish and they eat for a day… teach someone to fish and they eat for a lifetime,” affirms the value of work. But in regions of great scarcity, there are insufficient opportunities, education, and resources for people to provide for their basic needs. We’re going beyond the proverb by “providing the pole.” Marketplace Ministries Worldwide creates jobs as a platform for transformation and ministry to the whole person.
MMW jobs pay a fair and attractive wage – enabling employee to support their family. When a person has a job, it breaks the cycle of dependency. MMW jobs offer a safe work environment in the fight against trafficking. On-the-job Bible study and sharing the Gospel transforms heart, mind and body. A job builds personal dignity and contributes to family stability. On-the-job training in personal and vocation skills lift employees to greater self sufficiency.