Their parents gave them water for their wedding

The parents of newlyweds Medhih and Mesi are excited for their children to start their life together. Knowing what it takes to manage a home and start a family, they helped the young couple build their first home, and gave Medhih and Mesi the gift of safe water.

The parents took out a small, affordable loan through’s microfinance partner for a household water connection for the couple. The loan was repaid before Medhih and Mesi’s first wedding anniversary, and the value of the water connection will last many anniversaries to come.

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