Wisconsin Microfinance: Empowering Women

Wisconsin Microfinance was founded in 2010 in response to the earthquake in Haiti that killed hundreds of thousands of people and destroyed the livelihoods of the vast majority of people in and around Port au Prince. Our original mandate for our Haitian partner was to make 80% of new loans…...

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Our Commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Today, there are 836 million people living in extreme poverty, and while a great amount of work has already been done to decrease that number, a lot still must be done. In 2015, under the direction of the United Nations (UN), world leaders developed a set of seventeen global goals,…...

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Introducing the New Co-Executive Directors!

Hello! We are Meg DiPoto and Jane McCurry and we are the new co-executive directors of Wisconsin Microfinance! We are excited to take on this role and increase the visibility of Wisconsin Microfinance. A note from Jane: I am in my fourth year of five at the University of Wisconsin-Madison…...

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