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31 May 2021
Author:Galen MacLusky
In Prosper Canada’s work in developing and piloting supports for people living on low incomes, we rely heavily on the guidance of people with lived experience. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of this engagement would take place in-person. The COVID-19 pandemic upended this approach and forced us to get creative about how we engage people living on low-incomes. We want to share two important lessons that we’ve learned over the past year. 
5 August 2020
Author:Paula Calderon
As a registered charity offering low-interest microloans to help skilled immigrants and refugees achieve career success in Canada, Windmill Microlending is not your traditional lender. The organization’s support to newcomers goes beyond offering loans. Windmill provides additional benefits to clients. Financial literacy is one of them.
26 November 2018
Author:Julie McFayden
The Financial Empowerment and Problem Solving (FEPS) program provides free, confidential, one-on-one support to individuals living on low incomes to help them build their financial health.
29 July 2016
Author:Maya Ramchandani
How informed are you on payday lending? The industry has been under intense scrutiny for its predatory lending practices, particularly in the past few months with increased media attention highlighting changes in laws and regulations.