What is the TIAW Micro Credit Program and what has it achieved?
Since the year 2000, the International Alliance for Women (TIAW) has successfully built and supported a Village Bank Program to assist impoverished women in developing countries start small enterprises. To date we have raised funds for more than 120 Village Banks in 24 countries.
Who are the women benefiting from the TIAW Micro Credit Program?
Francinah Mophuting’s Story: A Client from the Kanana Village Bank in South Africa. To read about her story: click here.
Keep up with the latest news from our program partner, Micro Credit Now, on their Facebook page. Discover how this program continues to make a difference in the lives of women around the world.
Why Micro Credit?
Women in developing countries need help getting access to capital to help them start or grow businesses. The concept of ‘micro credit’ – small loans distributed with low interest rates to groups of women who work together to pay off the collective loan – has shown to work as a way to help empower female entrepreneurs who wouldn’t otherwise have access to capital.