Xavier coaches, students raise money to lift woman out of poverty

Amanda Martin and Laurie Martin (submitted photo)

Amanda Martin and Laurie Martin (submitted photo)

With the help of several Xavier College Preparatory tennis team members, coaches Amanda Martin and Laurie Martin raised several thousand dollars for the Guerrant Foundation at the 6th Annual Battle of the Sexes Tennis Match last weekend.

The proceeds will fund small loans to women in Africa, Asia, and Latin America so that they can start businesses and pull their families out of poverty, according to a press release.

Amanda Martin, 4th from left, Laurie Martin, far right, Xavier tennis players (submitted photo)

Amanda Martin, 4th from left, Laurie Martin, far right, Xavier tennis players (submitted photo)

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