Articles and Updates from Five Talents
Discover how microenterprise and microfinance can help achieve the mission of the church.
Is peace returning to South Sudan? A new peace agreement and fragile cease-fire may be bearing fruit.
Peace is developing in South Sudan through an unlikely tool: community savings.
Five Talents has a mission to smile about: Transforming Lives.
Is your work a gift and a blessing? Are you living in the freedom of what God has called you to do?
Labor spent well gives us something to be proud of, something that boosts our self-esteem and our sense of worth.
Five Talents is proud to help moms around the world build a brighter future for their children through community savings and business development.
Education and women’s empowerment go hand in hand. Find out how Five Talents empowers women and girls to build a brighter future.
When you support Five Talents, you empower families to send their children back to school and create a brighter future.
Five Talents helps entrepreneurs embrace the importance of honesty, integrity, fairness, and what it means to build a business to bless your community.
Five Talents serves the world’s poorest communities with savings and business development tools.
Meet Bishop Abraham and discover his story of perseverance and faith through war and peace in South Sudan.
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Is development possible in countries affected by conflict, catastrophe, or corruption? Discover 5 lessons for sustainable development in fragile states.
Mobile money technology is revolutionizing the way the world banks and is creating new opportunities for the poor and rural communities.
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.
Rice banks provide alternative savings and empower cooperative business among the poor.
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.
South Sudan Community Bank is opening opportunities for subsistence level farmers and their families. Access to savings and loans enables many to send their children to school for the first time.
Eviction and resettlement are common for the urban poor of Indonesia. Migrants in search of opportunity in the city find a cycle of poverty and displacement.
Microfinance refers to a variety of financial services offered to the working poor. Microfinance products may include loans, savings, insurance, or other financial products and tend to be for very small amounts of money.
Discover how community savings is helping vulnerable communities escape poverty.
Elie learned to save and grow his farming business and build a brighter future with Five Talents.
Be inspired by a grandmother who learned to replace lost income and build her own business.
Three years ago, Awien’s village was attacked by armed youth. Learn about her journey to redemption.
Through her church, Maria joined a savings group and learned to build a business and eventually her own home.
After gaining independence, many South Sudanese had great hopes and dreams for what the future might hold.
Refugees returning to Myanmar are learning to build their own businesses. Check it out.
Without land, education, or job opportunities, the world’s most poor face desperate lives of indignity, hunger, and early death.
Discover how financial freedom is won. Lessons from a father’s business in South Sudan.