Fahe Blog

September 22, 2017
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Fahe Awarded $1.1 Million from U.S. Treasury CDFI Fund

Fahe Awarded $1.1 Million from U.S. Treasury CDFI Fund These funds will support Fahe’s mission to eliminate persistent poverty in Appalachia Berea, KY – Fahe has […]
August 22, 2017

Prepare for Winter and Rising Utility Rates with an Appalachia HEAT Squad Audit

While Kentucky enjoys the 6th cheapest average electricity rate in the country (Energy Information Administration), rates have continued to rise across the state – in 2017, […]
August 11, 2017
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JustChoice Lending is for All Families in Appalachia

Fahe’s vision for Appalachia is that everyone – no matter background or income level – should experience financial stability. That’s why our mortgage division, JustChoice Lending […]
August 10, 2017

Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol – Appalachian Travel Guide

Aptly, my final article in this travel series took me home again. I grew up in Bristol—on the Virginia side, which is very important to note […]
August 7, 2017

The CHEF Finance Intern: Seeing the Financial Side of a CDFI

Nicholas Kubala is a Finance and Insurance double major at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). For the summer, he is also a CHEF Intern at Fahe, meaning […]
August 3, 2017

Life In Service: CHEF Intern Exhibits Continuous Dedication to Helping Others

Some people are born to serve, and CHEF Intern Megan Devoto is definitely one of those people. From speaking with her, I could see her dedication […]
August 2, 2017

Building Strong Foundations With The CHEF Program

When Nathaniel Clark went off to school at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, it was a very different living experience than he was accustomed to. […]
August 1, 2017

What Goes Around Comes Around: CHEF Intern Gives Back

Homeownership changed Mariah Triplett’s life, which is interesting considering she is now a CHEF Intern for Fahe, an organization that works and advocates for home ownership […]
July 28, 2017

Thinking Outside of the Box: CHEF Intern Exceeds Expectations in Relocation

CHEF interns come from many different places, and sometimes they come from many places, bringing with them experiences that make them qualified to handle the large […]
July 26, 2017

What’s in my own backyard: A CHEF Intern’s take on how leaving home can bring you back again

Amanda Jones is the CHEF (Community Housing and Economic Fellowship) Intern working at Woodlands Development Group, a Fahe Member organization in Elkins, West Virginia. Located in […]