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Alumnus Update: Finding a Path to an Impact Investing Career

Not more than three years out of college, Myles Lutheran already has had a number of exciting opportunities in the Social Enterprise sector, not the least of which includes his current placement in Kenya with a developing social enterprise.

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In the Field Update from Kenya

The past two months have flown by here. I originally planned to come here to independently research Kenya’s microfinance landscape—seeking to understand how Kenyans, both in rural areas and in the slums of Nairobi, use rotating savings and credits associations (ROSCAs) and accumulating savings and credit associations (ASCAs) to manage their finances— rather than the MFIs in the country. But then while co-oping in China and thinking about my experiences at Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, I decided I wanted to learn more about approaches to income development beyond increasing access to financial resources.

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