How would you survive with only one dollar a day? How would you manage such a small amount of money to not only pay for food, but also, for school, for your home or for an emergency? While living in Guatemala, we asked these questions everyday. Our friends Rosa and Maria showed us how access to savings accounts and small loans can empower a woman to bring herself and her family out of poverty. Watch the video below to learn how microfinance is helping provide financial services to the poor.
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