Good Cents Porirua

August 2011
Future Times;2011, Vol. 3, p9
The article presents the community-led project, the Good Cents Porirua, which has guided people to collectively search for innovative solutions to address the problem of high personal and household debt. Among the success stories, cited is the case of Makerita Makapelu who overcame her financial struggles by deciding to save, to train for higher paying jobs and to adopt a self-reliant lifestyle. She attributes her transformation to the supportive environment provided by the Porirua community.


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