Posts Tagged ‘Micro-finance’

Children’s health in Mexico

Post a Comment » Written on March 23rd, 2015     
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Mexico 2In Mexico, the Fuentes Libres micro-finance program for women has begun a new program in partnership with CWR. The staff of Fuentes Libres has seen for quite some time that while the women are gathered to do the work of …


Empowerment in Mexico

Post a Comment » Written on January 12th, 2015     
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After seven cycles, and the hope of more to come, much growth has been seen within the Oaxaca community through the Fuentes Libres program. The project seeks to empower the women in Oaxaca City to recognize their ability and …


Bringing Transformation in Bihar

Post a Comment » Written on August 25th, 2014     
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Bihar womenCovenant Social Services, working in the Bihar region of India, is seeking to be part of long lasting development in multiple aspects of the local communities. This is done through a variety of ways such as providing micro-loans, education, …


Escape for Freedom in India

Post a Comment » Written on August 4th, 2014     
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CSW PuneM comes from a small village in Karnataka, India.  Her family believed in Devdasi tradition (these days it is considered as temple prostitution and prohibited by law).  Her parents were so poor that they worked as labourers.  But both of …


Meet Surendra from India

Post a Comment » Written on July 28th, 2014     
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BiharSurendra is a resident of Bihar, India. Since birth Surendra has been labeled as low caste and included on the state government’s Below Poverty Line or BPL list. This status has left Surendra without opportunity to move ahead or …