Blog - Partners

A World Free of Poverty is Within Our Grasp

I had the privilege of listening to a speech at Georgetown University by the World Bank’s president, Jim Yong Kim. What an inspirational man! Full of vision, a spirit of collaboration, compassion and insight. Here are some excerpts and thoughts on what he had to say. He had some interesting collaborative and innovative approaches he...

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...

Erase Poverty's CEO Profiled in National Magazine

Joanna Wasmuth, Erase Poverty's Founder & CEO, was profiled in the November 21 edition of FOCUS - the National Association of Women Business Owners' magazine that goes out to millions of readers. We are grateful for the national exposure, and hope that it will inspire many business owners who read the article to get involved in helping...

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...