Posts by Shawn Humphrey

National Two Dollar Challenge

Our friends over at the Two Dollar Challenge have partnered with Oxfam America and RESULTS to launch the 2015 National...

It’s Time to Get Ready for #MoMF15!

Hey Microfinance Community. Do you believe it’s time to get ready for #MoMF15?! Whether you are an individual, a microfinance...

Lend for America’s 6th Annual Summit: Activating Impact

Calling all social entrepreneurs and microenterprise enthusiasts: You are invited to attend the premier conference for student-led microfinance. The 6th...

Thank You!

The MoMF14 Team has lots of people to thank. But, first, we would like to congratulate FA Microloans for winning...

MoMF14 Pro-Poor MFI Awards

by Kate DeYoe During this Month of Microfinance, we have all been stimulated by the conversations within our community, inspired...

Fonkoze at 20: A Haitian Financial Institution Empowering the Organized Poor

by Fr. Joseph Twenty years ago, local grassroots organizations in rural Haiti were struggling to democratize their economy. They wanted to...

From Opaque, to Transparent, to Responsible Practice

by Chuck Waterfield, CEO of MicroFinance Transparency “Indifference to evil is worse than evil itself.  In a free society, few...

Making a Better World Possible

At Kiva, we are marking the Month of Microfinance by celebrating the diverse movement of people who believe in making...

An Unintended Secret: Microinsurance in Morocco

by Allegra Palmer, Associate, Knowledge & Communications Zahra is unmistakably a businesswoman. She makes bedspreads and sells them in the...

Replacing Collateral with a Relationship

Almost a year ago I was appointed Program Director of Honduras Operations for La Ceiba (a student-run microfinance institution). I am...

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