December 20, 2018
In 1998 in a village in the lowlands of Terai, Nepal, just south of the Himalayas, a group of 25 women came together to form a WORTH savings-led microbanking group. Building on a familiar tradition...
June 26, 2018
For many of the more than 2.5 billion adults who lack access to financial institutions, there are few viable options to save. For the past 20 years, Pact has supported more than half a million women...
June 26, 2018
It is a hot mid-afternoon in the outskirts of Dar es Salaam. You wouldn’t know it looking at the young women gathered in the two-room block house in Temeke. Seated on blue plastic chairs, the women...
March 8, 2018
One of the key building blocks of resilience is financial stability. When a family member suddenly falls ill, having access to income, particularly savings, can make all the difference. But, for many...
August 24, 2017
In Vietnam's Mekong Delta region, women have the tools and resources they need to own their future because of a partnership between Pact and Experian. Learn more about our Mekong Vitality project.
‘If people cannot eat, we will never succeed’: How integrated development is saving Liberia’s forests
April 10, 2017
With some of the richest biodiversity on the planet, Liberia's forests must be preserved. But for communities who depend on them for a living, the problem requires economic, systemic solutions.
March 22, 2017
Patricia Wantoe never earned income before joining a Pact WORTH group. Today, her business is supporting her family, and she's no longer cutting down trees to survive.
March 20, 2017
Yorh Brown, a WORTH member in Liberia, talks about how the program has improved her life and helped protect the country's forests. Pact's WORTH groups in Liberia are part of the FIFES project...