January 16, 2015  |  In the News

FII Featured in Boston Globe and Fast Company

This week, the Family Independence Initiative is featured in the Boston Globe and Fast Company.

The Boston Globe piece focused on the power of informal lending circles, an age-old way for people to lend and borrow money outside modern banking systems.

Thanks to our partnership with Mission Asset Fund, FII is able to offer credit-building lending circles to the families with whom we partner.

Read article here, or access it in PDF format.

In the Fast Company article, Kim Syman highlighted FII as a model that uses “big data” to amplify social impact. Kim Syman is Managing Partner at New Profit Inc.

Read article here, or access it in PDF format.

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