Posts tagged ‘institutions’

Lessons from a Cowboy Town: the Importance of Good Institutions

Betsy McCormick, KF12

There is a saying here in the cowboy state of Olancho: “Come if you want, get out if you can.” The phrase, I believe, originates from two primary facts: 1. Olancho is quite removed from anywhere else in Honduras, and 2. Olancho has, unfortunately, become known in the last few years as a place for violent family feuds and deadly drug crimes.

For me, however, the saying (thankfully!) has garnered a different meaning all together.

Continue Reading 3 November 2010 at 10:00

Who is ADIM anyway?

  • ADIM is The Alternative Association for the Integral Development of Women,
  • ADIM is one field partner in Nicaragua who works with Kiva – choosing borrowers, taking their pictures, collecting repayments… all the stuff going on behind the scenes,
  • ADIM is an awesome microfinance institution, and I’m not the only one who thinks so…


27 March 2010 at 13:38 3 comments

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