Month: September 2014

Recommended Reading for October 24

For our October 24, 2014 iZosh event book discussion, we will revisit Half The Sky’s chapter 11: ” Microcredit: The Financial Revolution.” A compelling quote from Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary-General, opens this chapter: “It is impossible to realize our goals while discriminating against half the human race. As study after study has taught us,…
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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 US dollars. One woman may make a proposal,…
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