Tag Archives: Nicholas Kristof

Starfish One By One: An Amazing Guatemalan Non-Profit

Half the Sky, by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, has been very inspirational reading for me.  It demonstrates the creativity people use to make ends meet when given a leg up, via a small business loan or scholarship. Prior to … Continue reading

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Teaching Kids About Microfinance

For Christmas this year, Todd’s sister, Annie, gave each of my kids a $25 gift certificate to Kiva, an online microfinance organization.  Ever since I discovered Kiva it has been one of my favorite, inspirational nonprofits. Sometimes when I’m having … Continue reading

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