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Alliance Foundation Helps 15 Women in Guatemala

Our most recent Village Bank in Guatemala helped fund microloans for 15 women in two Village Banks – Artesanas San Pablo and Panajachelense located in Solola, Guatemala. With an average age of 31-1/2, the women who received Alliance Foundation funded microloans are using the funds (average of $250 each) to expand their businesses, which range from selling jewelry to…

Alliance Foundation Helps India Village Banks in partnership with SKS Microfinance (SKS)

This borrower is from our bank in India in partnership with SKS Microfinance (SKS). SKS was launched in 1998 and currently has 325 microfinance branches in India. To date SKS has provided over $205 million in loans to over 700,000 women in India’s poorest regions. The Alliance Foundation Village Bank is located in the Village of Etkyala in…

Alliance Foundation Helps Philippines Village Banks in partnership with the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD)

This woman is from our Philippines Village Bank in partnership with the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD). CARD was created in 1998 to establish a bank to serve and to be owned and managed by landless rural women in the Philippines. She is using her Village Bank loan to help her with her sari-sari store (grocery store).