A Prosperity Candle Profounder Investor Blogs About us from her Kiva Post in Nepal!
February 03, 2011
Claudine Stuchell Emeott, one of our 32 Profoundermicro-investors & a former colleague of Prosperity Candle’s Siiri Morley, is now posted in Kathmandu, Nepal as a Kiva Fellow for a year. We’ve been keeping up to date on her adventures in South Asian microfinance & were pleased to see this fantastic blog mentioning her support of Prosperity Candle! Thanks so much, Claudine, for your support. We’re rooting for you & your work in Nepal. Read more here.
In the spirit of Women’s History Month, our thoughts are drawn to the many women who contribute to society in a myriad of ways while expecting nothing in return. They are hidden from view.Yet these women are transforming communities and making a positive difference in the world. They are unsung heroines.
March is about celebrating women… something we’re pretty excited about. There is so much to appreciate, so many barriers yet to topple, and so many amazing women to recognize for their accomplishments.
Ah, Valentine’s Day. Every year we look forward to it, but here’s the thing. Ever since Eve Ensler started One Billion Rising as part of her V-Day movement to end violence against women and girls, we’ve felt conflicted about this holiday.