At the end of War people are left with nothing. War destroys physical assets, the ability to earn an income and the capacity to save money. Starting from scratch is a long road to financial security.
CAFWA’s Micro-financing Program is the first step. Based on proven Village Savings and Loan methodology, CAFWA’s approach is based on savings, basic business skills, and access to capital. CAFWA achieves this through rigorous capacity building and mentorship.
The training classes focus on basic business knowledge and accounting to provide women with the tools to be successful. The viability of CAFWA’s model lies in its use of community mobilizers who provide technical support and mentoring for each group over a three year period.
Read more about how CAFWA’s Micro-financing Program changes lives on our blog.