For low-income consumers with no credit history, getting a loan can be difficult. With support from the Ford Foundation, companies like Core Innovation Capital and Progreso Financiero are changing how the system works. Check out the rest of the Ford Forum at fordfoundation.org/ford-forum.
What is a Program-Related Investment (PRI)? How does a PRI work? Why would a foundation make an investment instead of a grant? This video explains how the Ford Foundation uses PRI's to advance social change.
More than 4,300 fellows from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America have received graduate degrees at universities worldwide thanks to the Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program. These students have not only advanced their own learning, but have brought their new knowledge and skills to their home countries, helping to create meaningful social change for their communities.