Accountants for Social Good

ASG Vaults to Ninth Spot of All-Time Lenders on Kiva Site

On January 15, the upstart Kiva lending team, Accountants for Social Good (ASG), announced it had moved into the ninth spot of all-time lenders in the business category. Since its inception in May 2011, the team has seen explosive growth, both in the number of team members (eighty) and in the total amount of capital the team has loaned to the developing world ($70,500).

Loans that change lives

By Chad Brubaker, CEO, www.emochila.com
 
Accountants for Social Good (ASG) is a new charitable group created to unite accountants, CPAs, and other financial professionals to help those in need. ASG wants to do more than just write a check for a faceless entity. Through microfinance, ASG hopes to be part of a movement for social and economic change.
 
Microfinance is defined as a financial service provided to low-income individuals who do not have access to traditional banking services.