The first village where two MicroTrust Bank members gathered. Margie Roop presents one small group with their first loans and wishing them "good Luck" in their native French language. (Photo courtesy of Margie Roop)
A small groups of loan recipients in Togo. The Togolese, men and women are a very proud people. They take pride in their shape physically and in their appearance. The women carry and work all day with their babies on their backs. (Photo courtesy of Margie Roop)
Benin Businessman Hippolyte Sossa,(left) explains his plans for the future, to create jobs, and provide more financial opportunities for the people of Benin with visitors from the Mercy Economic Development International Corp., or MEDIC.