Microfinance

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Investing in Gender Parity

The World Economic Forum predicts that global gender parity won’t be achieved until 2133.  None of us fighting for it today will be around then to see what it looks like.  Yet, each of us needs to take action now to ensure our children and

Women Inspire: Self Reliance through Education

Written by Melody Mociulski, Founder, Educational Empowerment Having just returned from 3+ weeks in Myanmar, I am struck by the numerous instances I witnessed of girls and women empowered by education – all resulting in their increased independence, self-confidence, and self-reliance. In today’s world of injustices,

Girls’ Education: A Byproduct of Microfinance

Daw Ni, a widow and mother of three girls living in a small village outside Bago, Myanmar, used to support her family by working odd jobs on local farms.  A $30 loan from Educational Empowerment’s micro-finance program allowed Daw Ni to open a small business serving mont-hin-gar, a traditional

A Guide to Women's Economic Empowerment

“Empowerment of women and gender equality are prerequisites for achieving political, social, economic, cultural, and environmental security among all peoples.” -Beijing Platform for Action, Fourth United Nations World Conference on Women (Beijing, 1995) In honor of International Women’s Day on March 8, CESO, a Canadian nonprofit organization,

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