Stories from Fayet

Gerald, program director: I started participating in community organizing in Fayet because I was seeing people in the community who didn’t know how to read or write. They needed someone to bring leadership– for literacy, and for economic reasons. So I started to help with adult literacy programs. We decided to put together a team that would give loans to people in order to allow them to run small commerce shops. People in the community promised to be responsible for each other’s loans. This way, repayments will allow people...

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