The Friendship Bridge, Inc
Friendship Bridge is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that provides microcredit and educational programs so women and their families can create their own solutions to poverty. The Friendship Bridge blends the short-term economic development needs of women through access to credit and education, and the long-term goal of breaking the generational cycle of poverty by providing educational opportunities for their children. Friendship Bridge has affected the lives of hundreds of thousands of rural people by investing in women entrepreneurs, first in Vietnam and now in rural Guatemala. – women who become leaders and agents of change for themselves, their families and communities.