Money management is a critical life skill. Those without it are often forced into a downward cycle of poverty and missed financial opportunity. Even minor setbacks can be devastating. The impoverished in developing countries are at an even greater disadvantage because of the general lack of financial education, fewer resources and challenging socio-economic conditions. Financial […]
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Rose is a merchant from Benin City, Nigeria who needed a small loan to expand her inventory by adding pepper soup and tomatoes. Like the majority of women micro-entrepreneurs, Rose is a responsible businesswoman who repaid her loan in full. She is also a poverty fighter. Her business expansion earned additional profits that she used […]
New student organization helps fight global poverty, one dollar at a time.
What would you do if someone handed you $25? Buy the latest best-selling novel? See a movie with a friend, complete with popcorn and soda? Or maybe splurge at lunch today? In some parts of the world, what seems like an insignificant amount of money to us can make a significant difference. In Kenya, $25 […]