our approach        

In many parts of the developing world, microfinance has already been recognized as an effective tool of social mobilization and poverty alleviation.

Drawing upon the proven Grameen Bank microcredit peer group lending model known as “village banking,” WAF provides assistance to support the formation, training and mentoring of its client members. Our organization takes a patient, yet time-bound approach to providing access to initial loans without collateral, allowing members of peer groups the opportunity to co-guarantee loan repayment and assume management of the revolving fund. The order of activities is as follows: