How $200 Put a Woman’s Life On Hold

For me, it was never really a question of whether or not I could go to college. Sure, money has always been tight in the Foster household and finding a way to pay for college for their four sons was never easy for my parents, but it wasn’t optional either. If we wanted to go [...]

Fomenting a revolution with AFODENIC

I am stationed at an ideal place to measure the impact of Vittana loans on students and their families. AFODENIC in Nicaragua is one of Vittana’s most established partners, having worked together since 2009. More than 100 students have graduated college because of Vittana loans through AFODENIC. I’ll tell you more about that impact in [...]

Changed lives

More than 100 students have graduated college with Vittana loans in Nicaragua, so that’s really cool. I have the good fortune of getting to talk to them about the positive impact our loans have on their lives, which is constantly inspiring. They’ve all worked hard and made sacrifices to get where they are. They continue [...]

Hard numbers detail Vittana’s impact

It’s been clear for a long time that Vittana’s loans were changing lives. Stories filtered in from students around the world who wouldn’t have graduated college without a loan and who are now living better lives because of their college degree. Still, there’s something to be said for hard numbers. That’s why this summer I [...]

Dreams worth supporting in Nicaragua

Every once in a while an idea comes along that makes so much sense, you wonder why no one thought of that before. It just seems so obvious. That was my reaction when I first heard about Vittana — through a commercial on Hulu of all things. It was a little shocking to learn that [...]