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Impacting Poor People Around the World

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6/30/15

Niger: A Patient Community

  Seated in a circle around a savings box on a sand floor in the village of Hamdallaye in Niger, 24 women have found their way out of poverty – together.   "Can number seven...

6/19/15

World Refugee Day 2015: Searching for Normal

Refugee: A person who is outside their home country because they have suffered or feared persecution; or because they are fleeing war  

6/12/15

Youth of Yemen: Being the change Yemen wants to see

“We will not run away and give up on our country. We will survive this war, and help bring change to Yemen.”

6/10/15

How Savings and Loan Can Save a Life and a Marriage

In Malawi last week, I met Simeon*, an HIV positive man who told me the story of how VSLAs gave him hope and confidence, and stopped the violence in his household. Nothing I...

6/10/15

What’s the first thing you buy?

Imagine you’re HIV positive in Malawi.

6/10/15

What Made Men in Malawi Step Up Their Game

Kalimba Chiwaka is a village agent in Malawi, who works with Village Savings and Loan Associations to train them in savings, business skills, and women’s empowerment. He is...

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