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Micro-Enterprise for Refugees in the Triad


The MERIT project:

  1. Assists refugees in becoming self-sufficient
  2. Assists refugee communities in developing capital resources
  3. Assists refugees in developing credit history and/or repairing their credit scores


For more information, contact Maha Elobeid at

Sponsoring Source

The MERIT Project is a program funded by the Office of Refugee Resettlement and implemented in partnership with the NC African Services Coalition.