Photo Credit: Prue Clarke
Reporter, Prue Clarke, with AIDS orphans cared for by grandmothers supported by grants from the Foundation for Rural Development, a local non-profit group in South Eastern Uganda.
|Microlending for the Extremely Poor |
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|In Uganda, a growing number of grandmothers now raise their grandchildren. AIDS has wiped out the generation in-between. Some are so destitute, they don’t even qualify for micro-loans from traditional banks -- loans designed to help people lift themselves out of poverty. Reporter Prue Clarke talks with some of these women struggling to survive and with the manager of a small non-profit organization that makes small grants to the women to help them eke out a living.|