Laura recently graduated from Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary with a B.COMM in International Business with a linguistic focus in French. She spent 2007-2008 at HEC Paris Graduate School of Management in France as a visiting student and completed an undergraduate dissertation on International Law on migrant workers' rights in the Gulf and Mashreq states. In summer of 2008, Laura worked as a summer business analyst for McKinsey & Co. Canada and will return in the fall of 2009 as a full-time analyst. Laura has been an online lender through Kiva for some time now and
always wanted to enter the microfinance sector after graduation, so
before starting back at McKinsey & Co., she will head to Kigali, Rwanda as a Kiva Fellow. Laura is fluent in French and English.
reetings from the Northern Province of Rwanda. This is an update on the progress of Kiva client Cyprien Harerimana, general store owner, and recipient of your Kiva loan.
Cyprien is a real business man. Vision [...]
Greetings Kiva lenders! “Miriwye” from the Northern Province of Rwanda. If you are receiving this message, it is because you made a Kiva loan to Jean Damascène Bigirimana.
Thank you for your loan to Jean [...]
If you are receiving this update, it is to thank you for your Kiva loan to Théoneste Irakaremye at his shop in Rwamagana in the Eastern Province of Rwanda. As we approach the Tanzanian border, the land here begins [...]
“Miriywe”! Greetings to Kiva lenders of Gorette Karangwa-Dusabe. I had the pleasure of visiting Gorette in her beauty salon this afternoon (Friday, July 3, 2009). The first two things that struck me about [...]
“Amakuru” from Kigali, Rwanda! If you are receiving this journal update, it is because I am thanking you for lending to Shadia Emertha Murounkwere. in Kigali, Rwanda, whom I visited this afternoon (Friday, July 3, [...]