Innovative Approaches to International Development


Monday, March 23, 2015, 6:30pm to 8:00pm


CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA

HMECA and the Graduate Student Council are pleased to present

Sasha Fisher
Founder, Spark MicroGrants

Spark MicroGrants supports rural poor communities in Rwanda, Uganda, and Burundi to design, implement and manage their own social impact projects. Spark provides microgrants of between $2,000-$10,000 to enable project implementation, such as of a school, electricity line or farm. No interest or repayment of the funds granted is requested. Ms. Fisher founded the organization upon graduating from college. She will be speaking about her NGO, its projects in Africa, and offering career advice for students interested in International Development.

Sponsors: HMECA, Graduate Student Council