Global grant partnership turns good idea into bigger, sustainable project

By Rotary International In the Esmeraldas Province of Ecuador, Rotary members have teamed up with a microfinance organization to provide small loans to poor women, teaching them to sew and bake so they can start or expand businesses.
The Rotary Club of Marin Evening, in California, USA, reached out to 64 Rotary clubs in seven districts including Ecuador’s, to raise money, find support from partners, and mobilize local community members for a global grant project.
Keith Axtell, a member of the Marin Evening club, says the effort began in 2005-06, when his wife, Holly, was district governor and was looking for an… …read more

Source:: Rotary.org

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