Join the Conversation: The Utopian Rural Community

To join the conversation, click on “leave a comment” under this post. I recently spent two weeks in Honduras visiting communities and assessing potential design / build projects. My initial approach was simply to ask community leaders what was most needed, and to draw conclusions from my own analysis, and I soon realized that we […]

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This time the 7-mile treacherous road is the easy part for 12 aspiring community microfinance leaders

…12 members of the Pajarillos community, aged 20-60, with an average of only 3rd grade level of education, all eagerly aspiring to create their own community microfinance bank. Their own “caja rural” microfinance bank can give them the means to finance microenterprise endeavors and pull themselves out of poverty. I can’t describe the excited emotion filling that bus -both within the community members and myself.

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