no person is an island...every person deserves equal opportunities and when one succeeds, we all benefit.
Feb 27, 2009
Adam Kogeman recently graduated with an M.A. in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, CA, having specialized in international development and conflict resolution. Prior to graduate school, Adam conducted language acquisition research at the University of Arizona, where he earned a B.A. in Linguistics, and worked for the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington DC. A native Southern Californian, he hopes to eventually utilize his education and the knowledge and skills he gains as a Kiva Fellow to reduce income inequality in and strengthen the social fabric of his beloved Los Angeles. Adam is very excited to gain firsthand experience in the microfinance field as a Kiva Fellow in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Thanks to the support of Kiva lenders, Ngoun Sopheap and her husband bought a new fishing boat and a motorbike for her brother to use as a moto-taxi driver. The couple has not seen their income increase since [...]
Thanks to support from Kiva lenders, Sina Khiev bought a wide variety of products to expand her popular and thriving grocery business. She also purchased a plot of land where she hopes to eventually build a house [...]
Thanks to the support of Kiva lenders, Morm Sokhun and her husband bought a variety of products to sell at their grocery store as well as a new motorbike. The new moto is immensely beneficial. In addition to [...]
Thanks to the support of Kiva lenders, Ly Saros bought a new motorbike. Her son, previously a moto-taxi driver, currently uses the moto to transport used clothes from Phnom Penh for resale in the villages around [...]
Thanks to the support of Kiva Lenders, Lea Rotha and her husband purchased additional speakers and amplifiers to expand their sound equipment rental service. The couple has enjoyed an increased income since [...]