Dr. Susana Anayatin was hired as the first Goldin Institute Global Associate staff member to lead programs in the Philippines combining the work of child soldier reintegration and the need to solve the water crisis in war-torn Mindanao.
The Goldin Institute hosted a funders summit and dialogue among Twin Cities foundation leaders about how to effectively engage in ethical and sustainable microcredit work.
A community research team comprised of villagers from a village in Northern Bangladesh, conducted dozens of interviews with their neighbors about their experiences with microcredit. Using this approach, we heard what people had to say about microcredit on their own terms and shattered many myths about microcredit.
The Goldin Institute launched its on-line strategy to complement and extend its on the ground work around the world. In addition to highlighting informative and inspiring grassroots stories, the Institute launched its inaugural online course on understanding and addressing the child soldier phenomenon around the world.