Scarlet & Black Staff Editorial Gets Behind SEG

Webmaster/ October 2, 2009/ International Loans/ 0 comments

Having just achieved nonprofit status, Grinnell College’s Scarlet & Black newspaper wrote in support of SEG.

This is an incredible accomplishment, considering the fact that SEG came from such humble beginnings—a student’s Wells Fargo bank account. SEG grew in numbers, in terms of both student involvement and money, and in two short years gained status as an international NGO. Not only is SEG one of the first college groups in the nation to create a fund to make micro-finance loans, but it is also one of the first to receive status as a non-profit organization. The fact that such a group within a small institution and with such limited resources has achieved this status is stunning.

Full Article: “Staff ed: Student group achieves rare nonprofit status”

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