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Inspiring Others at “Sharing Meetings”

December 8, 2021

Local partner SEL often combines field visits or training sessions with “sharing meetings” to give participants a chance to express how their lives have changed, and for others to take note. A small sampling of the inspiring tales: — Tiganda said that she’d never been able to save money until she joined a Village Savings […]

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A Little Advice Goes A Long Way

June 3, 2021

At a recent gathering called a “sharing meeting,” a woman named Banyua related how her animal husbandry business experienced a complete turnaround with the help of a Household Advisor.  These Advisors are elected by their communities to receive training on important topics like agriculture, income generation, savings groups, health, and family responsibilities. They go on […]

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VSL Helps Women Help Themselves

November 24, 2020

Halima wanted to start a small business to support her family, but she did not have enough money for start-up capital. She reached out to several business people asking them to give her a loan, but none of them were willing to do so. Then Halima heard about Village Savings and Loan (VSL) groups through […]

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