In this discussion Vanessa’s guest, Shanua Yeldell of WORC shares how this local CDFI is helping businesses and individuals in Philadelphia build credit in Philadelphia.
In the first half of the program Shauna shared how WORC and other CDFIs help business owners and entrepreneurs get credit ready. In the second half of the program Shauna shared details on WORC’s savings programs for individuals and families, as well as a specific program they have for refuges and immigrants. WORC helps teach people the importance and power of savings and building assets, manage and understand their budget, and prepare for purchases like homeownership.
Shauna Yeldell, Director of Lending and Operations at Women’s Opportunities Resource Center