Categorized as: About us, Grantee, Job Creation, Latin America, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories, Storytelling & Tagged as: Affordable housing, Huffington Post, Microloans, Nicaragua, Slums, WCCN on August 8, 2015.
A typical “precarious” home in the Managua slums. Editor’s Note: 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...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Caribbean, Education, Grantees, Health, Latin America, Pacific Islands, Poverty Alleviation, Storytelling
Description: Freedom from Hunger worked through microfinance to bring education and healthcare services to the ultra poor, helping to empower women and families in nearly 30 developing countries. Their goal was to promote economic and social development through...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Girls & women, Grantee, Job Creation, Our Partners, Poverty Alleviation, Social-impact investments, Stories & Tagged as: CGAP, Freedom from hunger, Impact, Resilience diaries on July 4, 2015.
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
Categorized as: Education, Grantees, Latin America, Poverty Alleviation
Description: Hope for Honduran Children works in several different communities throughout Honduras, providing children living in extreme poverty with the basic necessities such as food, clothing, shelter, and medical care, as well as making sure they have the...Read more
Categorized as: Africa, Asia, Education, Grantees, Job Creation, Latin America, Legacy Partners
Description: Vittana built loan programs for tertiary students in over a dozen countries. They raised funds for each student on their vibrant website. Vittana partnered with 29 microfinance and financial organizations to tailor-make programs for each particular...Read more