WE is proud to announce our newest project partner, the Boutik Sante Program of Fonkoze in Haiti. Our members may be familiar with Fonkoze’s outstanding microloan program, one of the oldest and most well respected in Haiti.
Women's Empowerment: First Bold Step
Eleven years ago, Women’s Empowerment International (WE) joined forces with a successful worldwide movement to lift people out of poverty. Through a variety of approaches, this global effort halved world poverty in just 20 years.
Enjoy this article from the San Diego Union-Tribune about WE’s support of the Granny Project in Uganda.
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For 35 years, Grace Akor has cooked and sold banku, a fermented cassava dough made into a paste with hot water and served with soup or stew. Before receiving a loan from WomensTrust – WE’s former partner bank for the poor in Ghana – she had to buy her supplies on credit. Now she is able to pay cash, which saves her money and makes it possible for her to buy more supplies at one time. With her profits she pays school fees and buys clothing for her daughter.Read more ...