The broom tree is a place of desolation and despair. Learn how Five Talents meets women and men in extreme poverty and sets them on a journey of hope.
As a family learns to save, they transform their one room house and prepare to build their own home.
Setiowaty has been a member of a community savings group for over six years. With access to business training, savings, and small loans she has been able to grow.
Nuriah's business relied on funding from loan sharks who charged exorbitant interest for quick cash. When she gained access to secure savings and low interest loans, her family and business both benefited.
Amidst poverty and insecurity, community banks promote social cohesion and provide financial services to the poor in South Sudan.
Nurhasanah's small business on the outskirts of Jakarta has grown after she accessed community financial services and received mentorship and training in financial management and business development.
Moving from survival to development requires a change in thinking. Learn how financial literacy, planning and inclusion are creating opportunities among the world's poor.
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After a generation in exile, refugees are returning to Myanmar. Five Talents is helping them rebuild their homes and businesses through community savings, training, and cooperative business.
Business training and community savings empower young mothers like Dor in South Sudan to become self-reliant.
Providing solar power to small businesses in rural Tanzania boosts profits and strengthens business.
Church based savings groups empower members and support church growth in Bolivia.
Learn about the hottest trend in charitable giving and how to make donor advised funds work for you.
Check out the latest photos from a growing microfinance program in Isopilo, Tanzania.
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Rice banks provide alternative savings and empower cooperative business among the poor.
Business blossoms in a rural Kenyan village. Community savings and loans, and biblical business skills training launch business growth. Consider Monica's story.
Five Talents helps group members like those in a recent study “put their money to work” when more traditional financial institutions are unavailable or their fees are too high.
Discover the value of bananas from a rural entrepreneur in Burundi.
Angelina survived an attack on her village. Read her incredible story of loss, redemption, and new hope.