ILAD’s Dallas Business Development Center promotes human flourishing by guiding entrepreneurial refugees to become credit worthy business owners. The package of refugee specific skills and network building services allows participants to achieve financial confidence and credit-worthiness enabling them to acquire funding and launch businesses.
In Togo, millions of people living in rural areas do not have access to clean water. Villages in our service area rank access to clean water as their number one need. ILAD is partnering with a Togolese businessman to run a socially responsible, for-profit well drilling company that will provide approximately six rural wells annually from the proceeds of the business.
ILAD’s projects among a Nomadic community in the Middle East include equipping women with the knowledge they need for family planning and infant care, skills in jewelry making and handicrafts to economically provide for their families, and the ability to read and write for the first time.
HLT is the place where spoken language intersects with computer programs and electronic devices. For languages that are not currently digitally supported, meaning no internet content in their language, no google translate for their language, no opportunity for education in their language, HLT offers an on ramp. ILAD is working on the cutting edge of this technology and artificial intelligence to provide tools for speakers of languages who would otherwise be cut off from the technology we take for granted every day.