DATELINE Aug. 27, 1990: Deployment spurs credit unions into action.
For 25 years, deployed personnel in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the world have presented unique operational challenges.
IIFC Group now has 92,456 members and $4.5 million in savings shares.
With the World Council of Credit Unions' assistance, the group will soon be distributing the prosthetics through Afghanistan's Islamic Investment and Finance Cooperatives.
In the unsettling atmosphere across parts of Afghanistan, small business owners and farmers are getting the capital they need from the country's Islamic investment and finance cooperatives.