Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund

Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund (1 min 34 s)

Added on November 7, 2019

The Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund program is designed to support people experiencing financial difficulties or facing one-time emergency expenses. Through budget advice and, if necessary, a small loan, it helps reduce debt and promote financial literacy. Discover the benefits of this program!

Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund (1 min 34 s)

Added on November 7, 2019 | Desjardins Group

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[Text on screen: Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund]

[The Desjardins logo frames the text on the screen]

[Text on screen: Thanks to the commitment of Desjardins caisses, in partnership with 35 community organizations, the Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund is lending a helping hand to people experiencing financial difficulties.]

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[Text on screen: What is the Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund?]

[A man and a woman are looking at a computer screen]

[Text on screen: #1 - FREE budget counselling]

[A woman is showing a document to her coworkers]

[Text on screen: #2 – Expert advice]

[We see stacks of coins on the screen.]

[Text on screen: #3 – Small loans, if needed]

[The coins give way to the Desjardins logo.]

[Text on screen: A helping hand to …]

[The Desjardins logo moves across the screen like an arrow.]

[Text on screen: find a way out of a difficult situation]

[There's a magnifying glass to the left of the text.]

[Text on screen: Get a clear idea of your finances]

[There are coins to the left of the text.]

[Text on screen: Learn how to make a budget]

[Text on screen: And it works!]

[Text on screen: 84% of participants improved their situation]

[We see a participant, and she's quoted.]

[Text on screen: "If I'd known, I would have come sooner!"]

[Text on screen: 87% changed their buying habits]

[We see a participant, and he's quoted.]

[Text on screen: "I've made peace with money."]

[Text on screen: 98% found answers that suited their needs]

[We see a man and a woman participant, and they're quoted.]

[Text on screen: "The advisors gave me tons of tips."]

[Text on screen: 100% felt heard and respected]

[We see a mother and daughter, and the mother is quoted.]

[Text on screen: "I was amazed at how much assistance they were able to provide."]

[The Desjardins logo appears.]

[Text on screen: Since 2001… ]

[An icon representing people is to the left of the text.]

[Text on screen: 106,807 people assisted]

[The screen splits in 2, and a budget chart icon goes to the left of the text.]

[Text on screen: 62,929 one-on-one budget consultations]

[The screen splits in 3, and a money icon appears.]

[Text on screen: 9,393 loans]

[The screen splits in 4, and a money bag icon appears.]

[Text on screen: $5,607,904 granted]

[The Desjardins logo appears quickly.]

[Text on screen: Desjardins Mutual Assistance Fund]

[Keyboard typing sound]

[Text on screen: Learn more about partner organizations at]