Redbook Magazine features Women’s World Banking in “7 Easy Ways to Save a Whole Family from Poverty”

January 23, 2012

“…Learn how microfinance creates miracles. “When women are economically empowered, they’re more likely than men to put money back into the family and spend on things like education for their kids, health care for the whole family, and improving their housing,” says Mary Ellen Iskenderian, the president of Women’s World Banking, an organization that helps low-income women entrepreneurs in 27 countries. Microfinance gives these women access to capital they’d never qualify for at traditional banks…”

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