Share the Plate Recipient for October is Microfinance

The UUCS Microfinance project makes small loans to people living on the edge, so they can increase their earning power, escape poverty, and make a better living for their families. Often, poor people are not able to borrow money to buy small equipmUUCS Microfinance Project made it possible for these Kenyan women to realize a harvest that will provide food for their families and money for healthcare and educationent items or materials necessary for their businesses. Banks are few in rural areas.

The UUCS Microfinance project is trying to help people that banks cannot or will not help. Current projects are in Laos, Peru, Kenya and Nicaragua. Our donations create permanent revolving loan funds that remain in the community to provide capital now and in the future.