If you’d like to better understand the impact that microfinance has on everyday families in the developing world, my good friend has the story of Shely Perez in the Dominican Republic posted over on myKRO.org.

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Shely, her husband and their 7 children

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Shely’s family standing in front of the new house they are building out of concrete block, which the income from their loans is helping make possible


  • it’s nice to read stories on how people uplift themselves from hardship through microfinance. thanks for sharing.