After studying the intersection of economics and international development in school, EB is eager to get into the field and learn about microfinance firsthand in Africa. She originally hails from Washington, DC, and most recently has been working in economic consulting, though she has also spent time in film and human rights advocacy. Hopefully, the experience she gains through her Kiva Fellowship will lead to a career in microfinance or development that will be able to quench her desire to be a global citizen. EB enjoys trying new things and is looking forward to the challenges and new experiences that she'll encounter along her journey with Kiva.
Sawubona from South Africa! I have been working for the past three months as a Kiva Fellow with Women\'s Development Businesses (WDB), Kiva\'s first field partner in South Africa. As my time here draws to a close, [...]
Mary Glaygbo, leader of the Foo-mar group, has been hard at work since she received her loan from LEAP.
She used the money from her portion of the loan to buy more fufu to cook and sell, and was able to buy [...]