Dr Vinita Godinho is our General Manager of Advisory, leading the program design, advisory and FIAP teams. She is currently based at the Center for Financial Inclusion in Washington DC on a Fulbright Scholarship. While at the Center she will work with their researchers and partners to explore behaviourally-informed financial solutions for those on low incomes, in particular how to motivate families to save more and borrow less.
A local community organisation today celebrated a major milestone, with the Port Douglas Neighbourhood Centre issuing more than $1 million in life-changing No Interest Loans (NILS) to the local community since 2009.
Grants of up to $10,000 have been awarded to 27 community organisations from across the Northern Territory, Queensland, News South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia to help improve the financial resilience and capability of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.