Stan Dry (center) with course instructors Tina M. and Desiree R.
Stanly Dry has been volunteering with Southern Mutual Help Association, Inc. for nearly six years. He teaches homebuyer education and financial literacy courses, helping make the dream of homeownership a reality for SMHA clients.
From August 18-22, 2014, Stan attended a training for homebuyer and financial literacy course instructors, sponsored by NeighborWorks ® America. Stan noted that the four-day course "was extremely valuable in a number of areas, particularly in detailed recommendations for effective debt and credit counseling.”
In the past three years, NeighborWorks has provided SMHA and SMFS staff members and volunteers 12 scholarships to attend these trainings. Each session provides an opportunity for field certification and continued education in the not-for-profit community development field.