Tag: women investing in women

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…
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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…
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Connecting, Giving, Learning, and Celebrating: Recap of the iZōsh March 24th Event

The iZōsh Event last Friday night was a powerful and fun-filled evening! Connect Following a welcome by iZōsh Chair Colleen Dauw, the iZōsh gathering of 107 women opened with an inspirational presentation by Images of Praise, a dance troupe auxiliary of the Michigan Gospel Chorale. Colleen then went on to describe how iZōsh works, accompanied…
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Announcing: iZōsh International!

What better day than International Women’s Day to announce the launch of iZōsh International? The UN is using today’s holiday to remind people of its 2030 Agenda, which includes goals to “empower all women and girls,” ensure quality education for all girls, and “eliminate all forms of violence against all women and girls.” Those of…
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Delivering Joy: Recap of the iZōsh October 21st Event

On October 21, 2017, 117 women gathered together at Huron Hills Church in Ann Arbor for the semi-annual meeting of iZōsh: Women Investing in Women, an organization dedicated to the economic empowerment of women globally who live in extreme poverty. Their mission is to give micro-loans to these women, allowing them to establish small businesses…
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This Week! Let’s help more women like Perive!

Our next iZōsh event is this week, and we hope you are planning to be there, and have invited your friends and neighbors. We are excited to gather again for many reasons, and one of the main ones is our loan recipients. There is a great amount of diversity among the loan recipients. They come…
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Recap: Our May 2 Event

Last Friday we celebrated the most money given in a single iZōsh event since we began meeting in 2012. We are happy to report that $12,353 was generously given and $12,353 was generously sent out to 31 women around the world! Just over 160 women were seated in the auditorium of Huron Hills. Volunteers had…
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From Refugee to Entrepreneur

Meet Martha. Martha and her family lived on a farm in Huila, a province in the southern part of Colombia. Huila is one of the areas marred by fighting between the illegal armed groups and the army. Martha occasionally handed out lemonade to members of the army in an attempt to feel safe. But in…
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Recap: Our January 24 Event

On Friday night 170 Ann Arbor area women gathered at Huron Hills Church North and extended $12,180 in micro-loans to 36 women living in extreme poverty in 13 countries. iZōsh has granted 112 loans equaling $49,166 in the last 15 months. To see the women who had their loans granted last night click here. In…
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