Jordan Coriza

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Myanmar’s Economic Revolution

By Jordan Coriza On a grey day on the tail end of monsoon season in Yangon, Myanmar, a group of women...

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Making a Difference with Organic Farming in Mexico

By Jordan Coriza To start a business is to take a leap of faith. That’s what farmer Emma Guadarrama and...

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Behind the Scenes: Masuna Chikami and Accion Microfinance Bank

By Jordan Coriza Work Hard, Be Honest, Remain Humble. That was the direction given to microfinance expert Masuna Chikami by his...

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Empowering Young Women in Rural Paraguay

By Jordan Coriza Every business begins with a vision. But Francisca Romero’s idea of a vocational school was more than...

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Steve Gross: The Missionary of Microfinance

By Jordan Coriza   If Accion’s 53-year history were represented as a pie chart, it might arguably have only three...

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Disobedience and Savings: How One Woman Changed an Entire Village in Peru

By Jordan Coriza Just after lunch on a recent afternoon in Piñipampa, a rural village 22 miles outside of Cusco,...

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Disability Inclusion and Solar Power in Rural Paraguay

By Jordan Coriza The weather app on my phone reads 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) when we arrive in Concepcion, a...

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The Poverty Stoplight: Putting Poverty on the Map

By Jordan Coriza How we can use data to not only analyze poverty, but work toward eliminating it. Curuguaty is...

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Myanmar: The Final Frontier

By Jordan Coriza One of the first things you might notice when you arrive in Yangon, Myanmar are the painted...