Mentors International

Our Mission is to empower the world's poor to grow in self-reliance through personal and business mentoring and access to financial services. Our vision is a world where everyone has the choice to be free from extreme poverty. In 1990, Mentors International (Mentors) was established to help poor entrepreneurs overcome two critical barriers to growth - capital and capacity. As of June 2018, Mentors has impacted over 4.4 million individuals and distributed $82 million in loans since 1990. As of June 2018, 14,175 loans were distributed to impoverished entrepreneurs and 3,969 new jobs were created by entrepreneurs. 90% of borrowers are women and $336 is the average cost of a new loan and training. Incomes of borrowers increased on average 52%. Mentors is currently working with 28,391 families to help them achieve self-reliance.

Charity Navigator Ratings

Overall Rating

(4/4)|91.16 Score


(3/4)|87.5 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|100 Score



Headquarter Address

65 East Wadsworth Park Drive
Suite 207
Draper, UT 84020