The Five Talents Blog
Empowering women like Consolate in Burundi means that all eight of her children will have access to food, education, and basic healthcare.
What does it look like to develop micro-businesses among displaced communities in South Sudan? Consider Mary's story.
What makes a great nonprofit website? Discover how Five Talents transformed its website into a series of visual journeys.
Mobile money technology is revolutionizing the way the world banks and is creating new opportunities for the poor and rural communities.
Dale Stanton-Hoyle takes the helm at Five Talents, a Christian charity empowering the vulnerable poor through business and community savings.
Despite only having a fifth grade education, Maria found her voice and gained the confidence to lead her community.
Discover how business training and micro-savings transformed a family in Indonesia.
Amidst insecurity and high inflation, businesses often default or are forced to close down. By creating stable financial systems, Five Talents is helping to rebuild business.
Graduation is a key part of Five Talents' approach to sustainable development.
Moses Deng Bol was recently appointed as the Internal Archbishop for Northern Bahr El Ghazal in South Sudan.
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.