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USAID's Jene Thomas. (Image source: WOCCU) USAID’s Jene Thomas. (Image source: WOCCU)

New data released on Tuesday by WOCCU and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) showed that after nearly two years into the Economic Inclusion Project, more than 70,000 people living in Peru and Ecuador have been provided better access to savings, credit services and entrepreneurship prospects.

The Economic Inclusion Project (EIC) began in June 2020 by WOCCU, with funding from USAID to give economic opportunities to the Venezuelan migrant and refugee population who fled the country to Peru and Ecuador in search of a better life.

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