Lea_Bult_iZosh  Presentation by visual artist Lea Bult at the March 16, 2018 Event

Mushrooming Empowerment  –  Story that was discussed at the March 16, 2018 Event, provided by keynote speaker Johanna Ryan, Global Director of Social Performance at VisionFund International

Excerpt from Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day, by Daryl Collins, et al. (See full text citation below under Economic Development Resources.)

Recommended by March 2017 Keynote speaker Kari Derenzi





Presentation by Allison Shigo from Healing Hands of Joy


Economic Proverty Title
Presentation by Mercy Niwe from World Vision


General information:

James, Carolyn Custis. Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 2011. Print.

Kristof, Nicholas D., and Sheryl WuDunn. Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009. Print.

Stearns, Richard. The Hole in Our Gospel. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009. Print.


Bolkovac, Kathryn, and Cari Lynn. The Whistleblower: Sex Trafficking, Military Contractors, and One Woman’s Fight for Justice. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Print.

Mai, Mukhtar, Marie-Thérèse Cuny, and Linda Coverdale. In the Name of Honor: A Memoir. New York: Washington Square, 2007. Print.

Mam, Somaly, and Ruth Marshall. The Road of Lost Innocence. New York: Spiegel & Grau, 2008. Print.

Economic Development Resources:

Collins, Daryl, Jonathan Morduch, Stuart Rutherford, and Orlanda Ruthven. Portfolios of the Poor: How the World’s Poor Live on $2 a Day. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. Print.

Myers, Bryant L. Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1999. Print.

Sachs, Jeffrey. The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for Our Time. New York: Penguin, 2006. Print.

Yunus, Muhammad, and Alan Jolis. Banker to the Poor: Micro-lending and the Battle against World Poverty. New York: Public Affairs, 2007. Print.

Verghese, Abraham. Cutting for Stone. New York. Vintage Books. 2009. Print.

Web Resources:

The Heart of the Matter – Module 1.” World Vision –. Web. 07 May 2012.