Five Talents: Restoring Dignity Through Microloans

This article is from Issue 58: Jul/Aug 2012

For those fighting poverty in countries impacted by natural disasters, ravaged economies or broken political systems, dignity provides a sense that an individual, a family or a community is worth preserving and sustaining, regardless of circumstances. Creating jobs is one of the fundamental parts of restoring that sense of dignity, so rather than providing a temporary respite, Five Talents utilizes microloans, business training and financial education to help recipients form long-lasting small businesses that are built to grow—and thrive. Here we talk with U.K.

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