As part of the Spring Into Action campaign running from April 16 – May 1, we will be posting daily about topics related to extreme poverty and how anyone and everyone can join the movement to end it.
Think about it: There are individuals living in extreme poverty worldwide who have ingenious ideas. From inventions to business ventures, creative ideas are universal. However, because these individuals lack collateral, they are considered “unbankable.”
Women are strong. Women are agents of change. Yet women in poor communities bear almost the entire responsibility for providing the basic needs for their families, yet are largely left without resources.Read more
Margarita, Ana Luisa, Carmen, Maricela, Lupita and Catherine are students in Conception Aculco, State of Mexico. They are very enthusiastic and intelligent young women and single mothers.
Recently they approached CHOICE Mexico about starting a Savings Box Program at their school. They want to invite their classmates to join the Savings Box Program because they believe they can save what little they have to address future needs at school and home.Read more