‘Friendly’ loan scheme hits major milestone

‘Friendly’ loan scheme hits major milestone

By Peter Douglas After eight years of providing invaluable community assistance, the Cockatoo and Hills ‘No Interest Loan Scheme’ (NILS) recently celebrated its 1000th loan. At the Ash Wednesday Bushfire Education Centre in Cockatoo, staff, volunteers and supporters gathered on Wednesday 15 November to mark the milestone. From small beginnings in 2009, when five loans […]


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