Microfinance Program Empowers Women to Create Their Own Sustainable Income

In this week’s featured story, you will learn about one of Episcopal Relief & Development’s programs in partnership with the Episcopal Diocese of Honduras. The program provides micro-credit loans to help people start or expand their businesses. 

The video is a personal look at Maria Elena and her daughter Veronica. They received a micro-loan to run a bakery out of their home kitchen. With a little help, it’s amazing to witness how their vision and gifts empower them to thrive.

We hope you enjoy their story!


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   Sean McConnell is Director of Engagement for Episcopal Relief & Development.    


Images:  Photo stills from the Microfinance Program in Honduras - María and Verónica video.


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