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Katherine is a recent graduate from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where she studied International Business and French. She is currently working at a private equity firm in the San Francisco Bay Area. Katherine loves to travel, and recently spent her summer volunteering in Mauritius.
Hi, I'm a finance blogger who is interested in how different financial tools, including microfinance, can deliver real value to consumers.
Kiva Small Business Advisor for the Greater Seattle area. Reach me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Currently a Master of Public Administration (MPA) student at Bowling Green State. University in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA. Specializing in International Development with focus on sub-Saharan Africa.
Want to see first hand how microfinance impacts lives? Opportunity International provides insight trips to do just that. Insight Trip participants meet Opportunity clients, attend Trust Group meetings, exchange knowledge with local loan officers, and share insights with Opportunity staff and their fellow travelers. Opportunity has upcoming trips to the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Colombia, India, Uganda, the Philippines, Rwanda, Kenya, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, and Ghana. This is a great chance to see how microfinance operates on the ground. Plus, you can go to some awesome places!
For more information on the trips, click here.