The 2014 Month of Microfinance student competition invited high school age students and college/ graduate school students to submit essays and videos on a variety of microfinance topics.  Following a thorough review process of applicants, the following five were selected as winning essays.

Congratulations to all those who participated.

Thomas Cerisola – Does microfinance have an impact on gender-equality?

Hannah Gallen – Empowering Women through Microfinance

Sarah Wetzler – The Third Wave of Microfinance: Health Inclusion

Fabliha Ibnat – Microsavings: An essential piece of the poverty puzzle

Lucy Montgromery – Microfinance and Gender Equity