When Tracey headed to a 'come and try day' with the Paralympics shooting team, she couldn’t have imagined where the day would lead.
As a single mother of two boys and full time carer to her son with Down Syndrome, Dianne never thought she was in a position to save. But the AddsUP Savings Plan has her on the way to a new car.
Jaymee had the chance to move into her own place with her two year old son, but she didn’t have everything she needed. Karen and the team at Good Money offered a solution.
Leonie started working at Salisbury Community Organisation Against Poverty while re-building her business and found NILS could be part of re-building lives.
"After having to leave your job when you had no choice about it, you feel like everything has gone. When I was successful in getting that loan, it picked me up. I felt I was in control again."
Rosemary Staark and Cynthia Clements volunteer at Starting Point Neighbourhood House in Launceston, Tasmania. We spoke to them about their motivation to volunteer and the friendship they've developed.
BNZ has announced that it will make $50 million in loan capital available to support the No Interest Loan Scheme and StepUP low interest loan program – programs that enable those living on low incomes to secure safe, fair and affordable loans to pay for life’s essentials.
To celebrate International Day of Rural Women, we asked farmer and microfinance advocate, Kirsty Gilmore, about the challenges facing women in rural communities.