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Artikel Ngupi-Ngupi Terbaru dari Feedly: Unión Microfinanza in Honduras Moves Into Buying, Trading Coffee in Eff...

Artikel Ngupi-Ngupi Terbaru dari Feedly: Unión Microfinanza in Honduras Moves Into Buying, Trading Coffee in Eff...

We all know the old adage, act locally, think globally. But what happens when you want that locality to be half a world away from your birthplace? That’s a question Patrick Hughes and Andrew Boyd set out to answer when they formed Unión Microfinanza in La Unión, Honduras. Oh, and they also wanted to solve the enormous issue with area farmers not having the means to support themselves and their families, too. “People have been promised the moon hundreds of times over by different organizations, by governments, by whomever it may be, and have been let down a lot,” says Patrick. “For us, a really important principle of ours is that we work very hard not to promise to do anything unless we know were going to do it,” Hughes said. After successfully supporting the coffee-farming community in La Unión, Honduras with micro lending and education/training programs, the nonprofit is ...

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