We need you to take action and tell your Senators and Representative to support legislative measures for responsible lending and borrowing. Today, Jubilee USA and members of our grassroots network are visiting the 61 members of House Financial Services Committee who will be moving our legislation forward. Contact them now and tell them to support responsible lending and borrowing principles.
Please send a message right now to your Senate and House Members telling them to support legislative measures for responsible lending and borrowing at the IMF, World Bank and other International Financial Institutions.
The U.S. is the world’s single largest financier of the developing world and the largest contributor to the IMF and the World Bank. Jubilee USA is moving the U.S. government because of its tremendous leverage in promoting responsible lending and borrowing practices. Because of the efforts of Jubilee USA, the U.S. government has endorsed the voluntary principles of responsible lending and borrowing that were developed by the United Nations. We need to ensure that future loans to low-income countries are beneficial, contracted transparently, are repayable and are supported by the citizens of those countries. We are mobilizing our members across the country to urge Members of Congress to support legislative measures for responsible lending and borrowing.
Principles of responsible lending and borrowing will safeguard poor people from government corruption. With your actions, we believe we can protect the world’s most vulnerable and achieve a true Jubilee.