Meet Susana

Wed, 2016-08-31 13:54
Five years ago, Susana took out her first Grameen America loan of $1,500 to start her own hair salon. Today, she is on her eleventh loan and running a thriving business that is a staple of her community in Queens, NY.

Meet Maria

Fri, 2015-10-30 10:52
After moving to New York from Mexico ten years ago, Maria and her daughter had little to their name and no income. Today, she owns her own successful flower shop and hopes to open a second location soon.

The Importance of Building Credit

Thu, 2014-10-16 19:20

The New York Times' Patricia Cohen just published an article about the importance of building credit. Mission Asset Fund, a non-profit group based out of San Francisco, works with informal lending groups and reports loan repayments to credit rating agencies. “A credit report is like a passport to the financial marketplace,” said José Quiñonez, the chief executive of Mission Asset Fund.

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