April 29, 2010, 8 Comments

Getting a paid job in microfinance can sometimes seem like the Holy Grail of nonprofit work. The fact of the matter is that the top-notch, innovative, entrepreneurial economic development strategy […]


A Different Kind of Donation: Facebook Application Raising Awareness and Funds for U.S. Microfinance

April 9, 2010, 4 Comments

Aside from money and time, the things that people donate are often, well, unwanted. Used running shoes, clunker cars, and out-of-style clothing arenâ ...


Why (I Hope) I’m Going to Microfinance USA 2010

March 26, 2010, 5 Comments

When I first found out about this year’s Microfinance USA conference from my friends over at California-based microlender Opportunity Fund, I w ...


Is the Microfinance Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

March 19, 2010, 3 Comments

As the media contact for ACCION USA, I have the pleasure of speaking with journalists and other curious individuals about microfinance almost daily. W ...

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    My Five Pillars of Microfinance
    March 5, 2010, 6 Comments

    Without fear of calling myself out as a newbie, I’ll admit that this is my first post on Social Earth. However, it’s not my first on microfinance, a topic that [...]