microfinance

Adapting to change : From Paris to Xochimilco

Adapting to change : From Paris to Xochimilco

Even though I have lived in many cities in the world and have learned how to get used to new...

My loan bred eight stores

My loan bred eight stores

BAYAN, CHINA- After a sumptuous lunch at our loan officer’s family-owned restaurant, we took a three minutes walk to Mrs....

Field Visit- Toluca

Field Visit- Toluca

So Long, Boss – I Work for Myself Now

So Long, Boss – I Work for Myself Now

The dusty red dirt road, the cows roaming aimlessly about the vacant soccer fields, and the faint sound of a...

Queremos más

Queremos más

“¡Queremos más!” exclaimed Celso Gerding, the owner of a fruit distribution business in San Ignacio, a small town three hours...

Microfinance’s triple bottom line: Kili waste management

Microfinance’s triple bottom line: Kili waste management

I haven’t been around for posting last week but I had a very good reason: it was Kili time! I...

Cashing in on San Juan

Cashing in on San Juan

The Festival of San Juan has been an on going celebration since I arrived in Paraguay. The official day of...

The Highs and the Lows: From Mbaracayú to Asunción

The Highs and the Lows: From Mbaracayú to Asunción

From young campesina students with big dreams about their future and that of their communities to women in Asunción’s most...

Monederos Mobiles ?

Monederos Mobiles ?

Para ser sincera, al momento que me comentaron que mi proyecto en Compartamos sería investigar y/o evaluar respectivamente la viabilidad...

Compartiendo sueños: First Field Visit

Compartiendo sueños: First Field Visit

At 8 am sharp we headed 20 km North to the city of Toluca, known popularly as Toluca ¨ La...