I spent over a year working for Grameen America and several months working for Grameen Trust in Colombia and Mexico. As a result of my experiences, I wanted to find a way to help other students and young people get involved in the microfinance world.
As a result, I have helped start MFI Connect to provide students with opportunities for involvement in the field. I believe wholeheartedly in the potential of our generation to change the face of international development and rid this world of poverty through innovative solutions.
Feel free to email me anytime. I'm just a 22-year-old who loves what I'm doing and wants to help the microfinance industry in any way I can.
Ideas for how to make the site better? Let me know.
What are you currently working on?
1. Making on Documentary about myself living in extreme poverty. www.LivingonOneDollar.com
2. Raising money for Microfinance through Ishop4microfinance.org
3. Finding student clubs who are interested in taking on some of the opportunities that MFI Connect has at its finger tips. Theres just too much!
Hi Chris! I'm glad you like the photos, I took them during my various trips to Senegal, West Africa. I take it that you've been to Africa as well? I have travel fever and am itching to go back, although I don't know when I'll have the means. I'm getting together my application for the Kenya trip though, so that's a possibility. How long have you been involved in microfinance?
Thanks for your welcome! I am interested in the Berkeley Microfinance Simulcast Group... would you be able to send me more detailed information on the class? I would like to discuss the opportunity with my university!