Posts Tagged ‘Micro-finance’

Women in Congo Have New Hope

Post a Comment » Written on April 21st, 2014     
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CWR partners in Goma, Congo have been working with women and girls to provide them with vocational training. Through tailored vocational and human rights education and improving the health and economic opportunities available to unwed teenage mothers and children, HOLD

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Community Banks in Mexico Empower Women Business Owners

Post a Comment » Written on July 31st, 2013     
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Rojas de Cuauhtemoc Community women Mexico FDFHow do you start a business from little to no resources? Who will invest in the lives of those without enough credit to apply for a loan? Our partner in Mexico is working with women who may have started from

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Standing on One’s Own Two Feet

Post a Comment » Written on June 26th, 2013     
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Zimele Photo 1God is doing amazing things through the work of our partner organization, Zimele. “Zimele” is a Zulu word that means, “to stand on one’s own two feet.”  Currently in South Africa, Zimele is working to empower impoverished women in the

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The Impact of One Woman on Her Community: Adelina’s Story

Post a Comment » Written on June 24th, 2013     
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Adelina is a woman from Santa Cruz Xitla, a community of extreme poverty located two hours from Oaxaca City. The mother language in this community is Zapotec; very few people speak Spanish. The primary job in Santa Cruz Xitla is

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Stewardship: Whose World Is It?

Post a Comment » Written on June 12th, 2013     
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The hymn, “This is My Father’s World,” speaks of the beauty of creation and the wisdom of the Creator. Not only does this hymn remind us of God’s constant and gracious care, but its words point to simple truths about

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