Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.Socrates

A Fair Go?

Shane Nichols, our Program Director is currently in Laos visiting our rural livelihoods and microfinance programs. During the week he met the Australian Ambassador in Vientiane, John Williams, to discuss progress on …

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The life of a Community Banker in Tonga

Malo! I am a Community Banker with SPBD Tonga, Good Return’s partner. There are 3 people in my team, myself, Karlo (who is the team leader) and Asela.  I have been with SPBD for 5 years now and I really enjoy working with this organisation.

I am …

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Guimaras – mango capital of the Philippines

Ever since I arrived to Iloilo, I kept hearing about this magical place, Guimaras Island, where there are white sand beaches and mangoes in abundance. Originally a sub-province of Iloilo, Guimaras became an in independent province in 1992 and is …

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