Met with existing businesses that were recipients of microfinance loans in 2015. This includes a grocery store, paint manufacturer and furniture manufacturer. The furniture operation has hired 6 people since the loan was approved.
Secured a donation of land that will allow the Palm Press operation previously assisted by ImaBridge to move the existing operation due to road construction.
Helped to revamp a ceramics pottery in Ikot Ebom Itam, which included the building of a new kiln. The factory produces pottery, bricks for building and interlocking bricks. The factory helps support local villagers and their families by providing employment and a means for them to provide for their families.
Procured a cassava mill through the Girls Rights Initiative and gave it to ImaBridge to manage. In 2009, IBA in collaboration with the Justice, Development, Peace-Caritas "JDPC", supported the transportation of the cassava mill to Owot-Uta. IBA also supported the installation of the cassava mill and additional machinery, while remodeling a small designated facility. The women of the village have formed a cooperative to control the business, proudly declaring themselves the ImaBridge Cooperative Society during a dedication ceremony.
Rented small agricultural plot in Ikot Itie Udung Essien Itiaba Ekpe, ATAI, LGA on their grounds for women to help feed their families and provide additional income.
IBA helped the Women's Organization of Pius X parish in Essien Itiaba, by providing funds for the rental of farm plots. The women earn money by selling the produce to women in other villages, and then these women sell the produce to people in their villages.