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...

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...

Our October Event

On Saturday morning, October 26th, over a hundred women once again filled the room at Huron Hills Church eager and ready to make a change in the world. They did this through granting micro-loans to their sisters in extreme poverty. Senait Fisseha shared her story and...

Another Amazing iZōsh Event!

Once again, On Saturday, April 26, almost a hundred women gathered to learn about the oppression of women today. We helped lift women around the world out of extreme poverty by reducing their risk of oppression through the granting of micro-loans. It was another...

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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