Author: Natalie

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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Kiva Stories from the Field: The Asian Tropics and Beyond

Please mark your calendars for our next iZosh Event on Friday, March 24. Our keynote speaker is Kari Derenzi, who will share “Kiva Stories from the Field: The Asian Tropics and Beyond.” A Bay Area native and international traveler, Kari has volunteered with microfinance lender Kiva at home in San Francisco and abroad in Southeast…
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“All this thanks to Margo Day
and World Vision”

World Vision recently posted a success story about a girl from Kenya and how she was rescued. As you probably know, World Vision is one of the organizations iZosh works with to grant loans to women in extreme poverty. What you may not know is that Margo Day, the person credited for helping the woman…
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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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