Blog - Micro Business

Celebrate International Women's Day with Us!

You’re invited to join us as we celebrate International Women's Day!   A Celebration of the Economic Achievements of First-Generation Women Entrepreneurs in San Diego When: Sunday, March 10, 2013 from 1-3pm Where: Joe & Vi Jacobs Center, 404 Euclid Ave, San Diego, CA 92114   Cost: Free to attend, and plenty of free...

Reflections on One Year Anniversary of Erase Poverty

Thoughts become things. A year and a half ago, a speaker I was listening to asked “If you could do anything this decade, what would it be? What would make the next ten the best ten?” This is what I wrote: “I would erase poverty for good. I would connect people, organizations, resources and ideas that make a sustainable difference...

Microfinance Success Story from One of our Partners - World Vision

Watch this great video produced by World Vision and see how one woman unlocked the potential of yomorrow through small business loans. It will make you smile and be encouraged that we're making a difference!

Let's Rock - Enterprising Women's Magazine article

I recently had the opportunity to write an article about my passion for empowering women economically in the Enterprising Women's Magazine. Here is an exerpt.    I will never forget my first trip to Rwanda. Women gathered to meet me wearing brightly colored dresses and even brighter smiles. As I sat down to hear their...

KPBS Profiles Erase Poverty's San Diego Partner - Foundation for Women

We are proud to partner with San Diego-based Foundation for Women. They are making a difference for women, right here in San Diego! Meet one of their borrowers and hear the difference a small loan can make in the life of a woman.  Click here to read the article or watch the short video that KPBS recently featured - "Fighting San Diego...