Before joining a savings group, Isaac did not save money. But as he invested in the SALT savings group, he was able to buy a cow.
The hand-to-mouth mindset and widespread poverty in this city make it difficult for many people to even think of saving money for the future.
Occupational training for youth is especially needed. Many people in our world have not grown up learning trades and skills.
Across the globe chronic poverty is more than lack of food or shelter. The solution to this poverty is opportunity and changed mindsets.
The increased harvest of these beans helped Laurent pay for education. Today one of his children is an engineer and another is an agronomist.