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Review for Womens Resource of Greater Houston, Houston, TX, USA

Rating: 4 stars  

Teaching basic personal finance and budgeting to low income women and girls has been very rewarding for me as a volunteer. The students learn how to control their money rather than it controling them. We provide essential skills such as developing and utilizing a household budget, understanding your checking account, etc. The women are grateful to learn something that will reduce thier stress and give them some control over thier lives. The organization makes it so easy to volunteer, they provide the curriculum, handouts and clients. We volunteers just need to pick a time and location to teach and show up. It's wonderful.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have seen women and high school girls give testamonials on how these classes have changed thier lives for the better. They've learned how to set goals and how to achieve them. It's so gratifying to see the pride they feel in those accomplishments.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would like to see more hands on tools to use in teaching, to make the classes more effective and interesting for the students.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the great group of volunteers and employees who are passionate about the mission.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

dedicated, organized, compassionate and motivated to make a difference.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

improve the quality/effectiveness of it's classes, expand it's programs to provide more follow-up. Provide the foundation to change the future for more women and girls.

Ways to make it better...

N/A....my experiences have been positive.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

it's budget. it needs more funding to expand its reach.

One thing I'd also say is that...

we do more than teach financial literacy, but that is what I taught so that it what my feedback is based on.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Volunteer & I tought finacial literacy classes to women and girls.