Vote now! Our Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) is a finalist in Inclusion Plus, an international competition for entrepreneurs, non-profits, and social impact organisations focused on addressing the financial health needs of low to moderate income Australians. Show your support by voting for FIAP. The awards ceremony is tonight and includes a People’s Choice award, with voting open to the public as well as those attending. The People’s Choice winner receives an additional $1500 on top of the competition prize money, which has a total of $130,000 up for grabs.

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Fullness of life for all people, living in connected resilient communities.

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20 March 2018 Media Release

Leaders rally for millions of people feeling the pinch

The Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP) program launches its Phase One Completion Report: From Foundations to Action.

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Our impactful programs

3 million people are financially excluded in Australia

building financial resilience

Good Shepherd Microfinance is a world leader in financial inclusion products, services and advisory. We offer fair and affordable financial programs to people on low incomes, and advisory services with a global reach.

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affordable financial services

By investing in products and services that promote financial inclusion, and through innovative policy design, we’re enabling people to become financially and socially included.

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When I was successful in getting a loan, it picked me up. I felt I was in control again.

Norma, NILS client