“I was using public transport, so if I started work at 9am I had to leave home at 6:15 to get there on time." Mayken needed a car, but her bank wouldn’t lend her the money. She thought she'd have to drop out of university and get a full-time job. Then her social worker told her about Good Money.

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25 November 2016 Media Release

Collective action on financial inclusion can generate an annual $2.9 billion in GDP

Twelve trailblazing organisations have publicly released their Financial Inclusion Action Plans, detailing specific steps they will take to improve financial resilience for large numbers of people experiencing financial exclusion, especially women.

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    Good Shepherd Microfinance

    “I was using public transport, so if I started work at 9am I had to leave home at 6:15 to get there on time." - Mayken needed a car, but her bank wouldn’t lend her the money. She thought she'd have to drop out of university and get a full-time job. Then her social worker told her about Good Money. https://goo.gl/7srMml

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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