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17 Oct
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John Hatch Stands Behind Adelante

  On 8 July 2017, Adelante Board member Bob Sample and his friend, Sue Davis, hosted a house party fundraiser for Fundación Adelante in Denver, CO.  About 30 people attended.  Our speaker was Dr. John Hatch, founder of FINCA, one of the largest microfinance institutions in the world.  John is also one of three organizers […]

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11 Sep
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Work with a Purpose

Charles is an exemplary Adelante team member who has worked in the main office in La Ceiba for more than three years. One reason why he enjoys working with us is the love and respect he has for his mother and five sisters; he knows how deserving women are of opportunities and how tremendously capable […]

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17 Jul
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“I love the work that I do!”

“I love the work that I do,” says Oneyda, who was able to start working when she first took out a loan of $130 in 2009. She initially walked around her rural community selling flip-flops, then began to offer a variety of clothes, and last year she took out a new loan for almost $900 […]

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17 Jul
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What would you do with $130?

What would you do with $130? When Juana received a $130 loan, she used it to completely transform the quality of her life. Six years ago, she didn’t have a place to live. But she used her loan to buy a variety of products to sell in her corner store, and soon many customers were […]

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20 Apr
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Wuilmer Miranda – Adelante Credit Officer in El Progreso

Wuilmer Miranda is an exemplary credit officer from our El Progreso branch office. He joined Adelante 5 years ago, starting with 343 clients to manage and with L. 2,447,702.50 in the loan pool. “I feel proud of working for Adelante because I do love to serve people, and besides that I am rewarded monetarily and […]

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03 Dec
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Guest Blog – Assembly Meeting Visit

“Unidad, disciplina, trabajo y valor. ¡Unidad, disciplina, trabajo y valor!”  I never expected that four simple words could be so impactful – especially when sheepishly chanted by six Honduran women I’d just met. We were in a closet-sized hut with a dirt floor, the sun’s blazing 90-degree heat seeping through the two doorways. I kept […]

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03 Nov
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Grateful for a Chance to Give Back

Her family once suffered from hunger. Now this entrepreneur creates healthy food access in her community… Francisca, an entrepreneur from a small village outside of Tela has a new vision: to improve her community’s health through access to nutritious foods. Growing up, Francisca always had a giving spirit, but never a glimpse of opportunity. Her […]

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03 Nov
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New Projectors for Adelante’s Education Workshops

Adelante is not just about credit. We also use educational workshops pertaining to business administration skills to fully equip our clients on how to run a successful business. Since the majority of our clients are uneducated, it is important to implement teaching techniques that are visual and interactive. We are always in the process of […]

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03 Oct
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First Impressions: Celebrating Women in Honduras

What kind of world do we want to live in?  Some may say one with less traffic on a morning commute, no lines at the grocery store or DMV, and brunch all day, every day. Because who doesn’t love sipping on a mimosa, eating savory and sweet dishes, and engaging in quality conversation with great […]

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03 Oct
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Why We Invest In Women

When Adelante started in 2000, the first loan was disbursed to a group of five individuals comprising of four women and one man. Our first credit officer, Kiko, insisted that a man join the group to help the women pay back the loans. However, by the second week, the women kicked the man out for […]

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