Girls, Not Brides

At iZōsh® Events we learn about the benefits that a small sustainable business can provide to a woman and her children. In this article from girlsnotbrides.org, we learn about Laura from Guatemala, a child bride because her mother could not afford to even buy a...

Updates on Past iZosh Loan Recipients

To date, iZōsh® has collected and loaned out $118,680 to 277 women entrepreneurs working to lift themselves out of extreme poverty. Periodically we get updates on some of our loan recipients: Nejmeh from Jordan runs a clothing store. iZōsh funded her loan at our...

Let’s help more women like Janeth

There is a great amount of diversity among our loan recipients. They come from many countries and many walks of life. This is the story of Janeth in the Philippines. We funded her loan at our October, 2014 iZōsh® event in Ann Arbor. For the last six years, Janeth has...

Loan Recipient Update: Perive

There is a great amount of diversity among iZōsh® loan recipients. They come from many countries on many continents. This is the story of Perive of Samoa. We funded her October 2014. Perive primarily utilized her loan to buy new tires and spare parts to fix her taxi....

The Savings Group Model

Today, somewhere in a rural village in the developing world, a group of women will sit down in a circle, and pass a basket. They will say their names: “Elfinish,” “Awa,” “Rosalinda,” “Winnie,” and place their dues in the basket, often the equivalent of less than $0.10...

Girls, Not Brides

At iZōsh® Events we learn about the benefits that a small sustainable business can provide to a woman and her children. In this article from girlsnotbrides.org, we learn about Laura from Guatemala, a child bride because her mother could not afford to even buy a...

Let’s help more women like Janeth

There is a great amount of diversity among our loan recipients. They come from many countries and many walks of life. This is the story of Janeth in the Philippines. We funded her loan at our October, 2014 iZōsh® event in Ann Arbor. For the last six years, Janeth has...

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