NBC News: I Know How It Is To Struggle

October 3, 2013 Published by

‘I Know How It Is to Struggle’: A Bridge out of Poverty in Mississippi Town (10/03/2013)

This story offers an uplifting profile of a participant in Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty, a program that uses Getting Ahead and other aha! Process strategies to help people in Mississippi make the transition out of poverty. Sarah Moye was a single Mississippi mother who relied on government benefits for survival. But after graduating the Starkville Bridges Out of Poverty program, she learned to be more financially responsible, impressed her family, and changed the way she thinks about the middle class. She and her family eat healthier now, she encourages her children in school more, and she’s better at saving money: “I know how to save now,” she said. “At first, I couldn’t do it.” Read more…

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