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“Fonkoze and the Path to a Better Life for Haiti’s Poor” by Steve Werlin
February 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pmFree
About the speaker:
Steven Werlin has been living and working in Haiti since 2005, and now works for Fonkoze, Haiti’s largest microfinance institution. He was an advisor to Fonkoze’s literacy and education programs for four years, then he spent a year and a half as manager of the institution’s branch in Marigot, in southeastern Haiti. Since 2010, he’s been working for Chemen Lavi Miyò, the institution’s extreme poverty program, first as a regional director and currently as the Communications and Learning Officer. He wrote To Fool the Rain: Haiti’s Poor and the Pathway to a Better Life about rural women who change their lives with Fonkoze’s help.