Credit Union gets in on Habondia WISH

Staff of Nelson & District Credit Union present Lilith Swetland, project administrator and Diane Ermacora, president of the Circle of Habondia Lending Society, $2,500 on behalf of their credit union members to fund a portion of Habondia's Community WISH Project asset building program

August 4

August 4

Staff of Nelson & District Credit Union present Lilith Swetland, project administrator and Diane Ermacora, president of the Circle of Habondia Lending Society, $2,500 on behalf of their credit union members to fund a portion of Habondia’s Community WISH Project asset building program. The 2-year WISH project is funded by Status of Women Canada and is the first financial literacy and asset building program for low income women in the Nelson area.

Circle of Habondia Lending Society, a registered BC non-profit society, has been supporting the financial empowerment of women in the West Kootenay area since 1998. The organization’s mandate is to alleviate poverty; promote personal, self-generated empowerment through the advancement of education; promote social, personal and financial security; and economic sustainability and abundance among women and families in the region.

For more information email habondiaco@gmail.com or visit their website at www.habondia.kics.bc.ca