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Ditching My Desk

By Zach Weishar I stand 11,152 feet above sea level in the Peruvian Andes, just outside the city of Cusco....

A Shopping Mall as a Classroom

A Shopping Mall as a Classroom

>> The following is a post from guest blogger, Rajul Bharti, an Analyst for Accion’s Dialogue on Business training program based in...

Your Year-End Gift x 3

Your Year-End Gift x 3

Hello loyal followers of ACCION’s Ambassadors, This just in, a generous ACCION donor will TRIPLE all gifts made to ACCION...

Microinsurance: “I am not going to die yet, but my vegetables will”

Microinsurance: “I am not going to die yet, but my vegetables will”

The weather in Mexico City has been miserable, pouring rain almost all day for the last several days. Yesterday, the...

Passion:First Step to Success/Shadowing Joint Liability Group Loans

Passion:First Step to Success/Shadowing Joint Liability Group Loans

(Spanish Version Below) Today is another day in Mumbai and will be at Malad branch shadowing the joint liability group...

Compartamos with the Community Day

Compartamos with the Community Day

Compartamos Banco is an institution which has been committed to development since its foundation. Today the company carries out several...

Shadowing Microfinance Methodologies Part 1

Shadowing Microfinance Methodologies Part 1

Individual Business Loans   Today I will be shadowing Rajesh, the loan officer responsible for doing promotions and developing the...

Microfranchise and eyesight problems

Microfranchise and eyesight problems

    Fundación Paraguaya’s microfranchise in eye-glasses is a unique attempt to reduce sight-related issues among lower-income populations in Paraguay....

Looking Through Indian Eyes

Looking Through Indian Eyes

(Spanish Version Below) Visit India confronts people and offers them to look with different eyes the meaning of two words:...

Compartamos Banco, Mexico City

Compartamos Banco, Mexico City

I will be contributing to the blog from Mexico City where I have the privilege to observe the functions of...