Local nonprofit makes a big impact in Uganda

As little as $50 can transform the lives of many

A HELPING HAND—Karon Wright, a co-founder of the Greater Contribution organization, gives a microloan to a woman in Uganda. So far the nonprofit has granted more than 11,200 loans to help women in East Africa.
Over the past decade, Karon Wright, a former community college teacher and executive coach, has helped thousands of families in Uganda emerge from poverty one small loan at a time.
Her endeavor began after she read the book “The End of Poverty” by Jeffrey Sachs that describes the dev...

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