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MHS Entrepreneurs Make Donation to the Mansfield Animal Shelter

The Mansfield High School entrepreneurship students successfully ran a small business selling various homemade items during the fall semester. Students created their own “hand sauce” (hand lotion), chocolate-mint lip balm, hair scrunchies, and ornaments to learn about the process of starting and maintaining a business. They marketed and sold their items at school events and …

Kiva.org microloan breakdown

After being notified that my students received loan repayments this week, I began to think more about what types of loans they were selecting. Coincidentally, I found that Kiva.org does give some analysis of the loans in your lending portfolio. I will preface these graphs with the fact that I do not give my students …

Kiva.org loan repayments!

My Entrepreneurship students use the profits from their businesses to make donations to local charities and provide microloans on Kiva.org to aspiring entrepreneurs in developing countries. To date, we have made loans to entrepreneurs in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Philippines, Jordan, and Pakistan. I just received notification that some of our entrepreneurs have made repayments on our loans. …