In April, GEM moved into a new office building. All the staff are excited about the change, as their old building was falling apart. No one wants to work under a leaking roof during monsoon season! A Reconciled World board member, John Watson, was visiting at the time and was able to help dedicate the building, encourage the staff, and pray for the work.
Is it possible to change a whole industry? How about a multi-billion dollar industry? That’s the question that The Great Exchange is asking. Can we change the world of Microfinance? Now, most people think of Microfinance as being an industry that isn’t really in need of change. It’s long been touted as the perfect solution to the problem of poverty. You give someone a loan to buy something like a sewing machine, from which they can make a profit and pay back the loan using the extra money they earn. Lives changed, stories and photos published. […]