We celebrated the accomplishments on January 25th of 5 new entrepreneurs! Receiving awards on Saturday were: Lemon-D-Lite by Alex for a $5,000 loan, now live on Kiva Zip! Click here to read more or to participate in funding. Sweet Luxuries Boutique Bakery by Heather for a $5,000 loan which will be funded by Kiva Zip. […]
Volunteers, Advisors and Mentors Needed for Spring! We are looking for volunteers, advisors and mentors for the Spring Bauer Microfinance Program beginning on Saturday, 2/8. You’ll be providing valuable business, finance and marketing mentorship to micro-entrepreneurs in our community starting their own businesses. The hours are flexible and we require no more than a few […]
Our first Ziva Zip campaign is live! Alex Colby is raising a $5,000 loan for his business, Lemon-D-Lite. Here’s a little bit about the business from the Kiva page: “The name of my business is Lemon-D-Lite. We are a Houston based healthy snack food brand specializing in healthy popcorn. Our top selling product is The […]
Here are some photos from the microfinance classes led by students in the Microfinance Program at UH.
Hear from one of our graduates! Alex Colby of Lemon-D-Lite.
Hear from Esther Rihawi, the Assistant for the Microfinance program at the University of Houston and a former officer of student-run Microfinance Initiative on campus.
Here are some photos from our Micro-Entrepreneur Program Graduation in December 2013. Photo credit: JAEKAE
We are announcing the launch of the Bayou Microfund, a Houston-based organization that is part of the Kiva micro finance network. Come out and meet professionals interested in social entrepreneurship, micro finance, and making Houston a better place for everyone! Date November 7, 2013 Time 6:00 PM Location: Platform Houston 5504 Morningside Dr. Houston, Texas […]