Blog post, Nicaragua, 3-23-2012

Webmaster/ March 30, 2012/ International Loans/ 0 comments

Blog post, Nicaragua, 3-23-2012 Kathy Andersen ‘13   Greetings from Nicaragua! Grace Philipp ’12 and I are in Nicaragua for ten days visiting our international loan partners and investigating new partnerships. It’s a great experience to get to see our partners in person and also to see first-hand the area and the people the loans are affecting.

College Students Into Microfinance Lending

Webmaster/ February 22, 2012/ International Loans, Local Loans/ 0 comments

SEG was featured in a story on Voice of America about the American college microfinance movement. Broadcast on their “Special English” channel in more than 50 countries, the article featured an SEG partner, the Campus Microfinance Alliance, and two former group members, Jeff Raderstrong and Mark Root-Wiley. In Iowa, a student microfinance group at Grinnell College helps people both locally

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SEG Alumnus Featured For Work With CPC Partner Organization

Webmaster/ November 19, 2011/ International Loans/ 0 comments

Former group member Jamie Zwiebel initiated SEG’s first ever direct international partnership with Centro Promocional Christiano (CPC). After graduating from Grinnell, she continued her work while getting her Masters degree and the Scarlet & Black took notice! “Ultimately, I ended up helping them get funding to build a medical clinic and have helped facilitate several other projects, especially a women’s

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