Several new efforts, including one called Lend For Peace, combat poverty by offering capital and business training.
Andrea Kruchik Krell became a believer in microfinance at the tender age of 5.
As a little girl growing up in Uruguay, she once visited a neighborhood grocery shop where a poor boy approached her. “Can you buy me candies?” he asked.
With the little pocket money she had, she bought him a few treats. Instead of thanking her, he asked her to buy him more. She had used up all of her coins, so she said no. He kicked her and ran away.
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Jewish studies programs in unlikely places; Birthright’s new focus on trip leaders; Bracing for the campus Israel wars.
Fall Journeys: Down By The River In San Antonio, Sacred Music In Jerusalem And More.