Category: iZōsh: Women Investing in Women

Spring 2020 Event Canceled: A Message from our Chair

Dear Women of iZōsh, Today we made the difficult decision to cancel Friday’s iZōsh Event. At the time of this writing, there are no confirmed cases of the COVID-19 virus in Michigan, but we are following recommendations from the CDC to be cautious about large public gatherings and prepare for the possibility of an outbreak…
Read more

Email from Lillian Covington

Dear iZosh Ann Arbor, Merry Christmas to you and yours. Thank you for joining us in carrying out Jesus Christ’s mission to serve those in need. “God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you have shown Him as you have helped His people and continue to help them.” -Hebrews…
Read more

Fall 2019 Event: International Day of the Girl Child

The October 11 iZōsh Event was a special one, as the Ann Arbor chapter met on International Day of the Girl Child, and iZōsh members were invited to bring their daughters to join them. I was thrilled to be able to share the experience of one of our Events with my own daughters, for them…
Read more

iZōsh Spring Event: March 8, 2019

On Friday, March 9, 2018 approximately 120 women came together at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor to celebrate International Women’s Day by empowering women living in extreme poverty. The night’s meeting was opened with a performance by the Bichini Bia Congo Dance Theater, which included a lively lesson for the whole group in Congolese…
Read more

iZōsh Fall Event: October 12, 2018

On Friday, October 12, 2018, iZōsh members and guests gathered together at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor to learn about and empower women living in extreme poverty. A big part of the evening was funding micro-loans, which allow women in communities around the world to pursue small business opportunities and improve their living situations,…
Read more

iZōsh Spring Event: Investing in Women to Secure the Future

On Friday, March 16, 2018 more than 100 women came together at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor to continue the task of empowering women living in extreme poverty by providing micro-loans. These loans allow women in communities all over the world to pursue small business opportunities and improve their living situations, educate their children,…
Read more

Happy International Women’s Day! See iZōsh’s Impact!

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day by remembering the 431 women iZōsh has empowered, to date, through micro-loans. Below you’ll see some updates we’ve received about some of our loan recipients. Please plan to join us at our Spring Event one week from tomorrow, on Friday, March 16th at 7pm at Huron Hills Church. We’ll be…
Read more

Invest in Women to Secure the Future

iZōsh is delighted to welcome Johanna Ryan to our March 16 Event as our keynote speaker! Ms. Ryan’s presentation is titled “Invest in Women to Secure the Future.” Johanna is the Social Performance Director for VisionFund International. Her work involves both measuring and evaluating the products and services produced by VisionFund. This vital work helps…
Read more

What is Kiva Credit?

The March iZōsh Event will be here before we know it (March 16), but for those of you who can’t wait that long for some goosebump-inducing good works, please plan on attending our next “Micro-Event” on February 27th! As you know, iZōsh helps women in extreme poverty by funding their micro-loans, and these women are…
Read more

Last Month’s Event: Women’s Empowerment Through Art

On Friday, October 20, 84 women met at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor, Michigan to celebrate and continue the effort to empower women globally who are living in extreme poverty. The theme for the evening was “Power Through Art” with a focus on how art has been used effectively by women to advance their…
Read more