Lending a Hand

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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this activity, learners will:
  • Understand the basics to microfinance, sustainability, credit unions, banks, and the 5 C’s of credit
  • Apply their knowledge and research to determine which borrower they want to support, and which microfinance organization they want to utilize
  • Learn the fundamentals of calculating compound interest for loans and payments

Grade Level

Grades 7 to 10

Length of Activity

1 - 2 hours

Materials List

  • Internet-enabled device
  • Lending a Hand Activity Outline (Educator Resource)
  • Lending a Hand Backgrounder & Worksheet (Learner Resource)
  • Lending a Hand Challenge Activities & Worksheet (Learner Resource)

Online Lesson Format