Location: El Salvador


A Home for Everyone: WCCN Empowers Nicaragua’s Families

A Home for Everyone: WCCN Empowers Nicaragua’s Families

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This summer, our director, Suzanne Skees, traveled to Nicaragua with Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN). She discovered that her childhood dream of everyone having access to safe, affordable housing is coming true in the place she least expected.    By...Read more
Celebrating a Year of Historic Moments for WCCN

Celebrating a Year of Historic Moments for WCCN

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At the Skees Family Foundation, we find great value in driving economic development by empowering entrepreneurs. Working Capital for Community Needs (WCCN) represents one of our grantees excelling at this strategy.  Since its creation in 1984, WCCN has used impact...Read more
Freedom from Hunger Builds Resilient Families in Poverty-Stricken Area in Africa

Freedom from Hunger Builds Resilient Families in Poverty-Stricken Area in Africa

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The resilience diaries: Our long-term partner, Freedom from Hunger, uses journaling to understand the role of financial products in resiliency, hunger, and wellbeing of rural households in Burkina Faso, West Africa. By Megan Gash and Bobbi Gray for CGAP.  This post...Read more