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Combining Social Justice with Microfinance in Argentina

In summer 2013 undergraduate student Sarah Baran spent two weeks conducting interviews in Argentina as part of an ongoing initiative of the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs and the Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service at Georgetown University. Her work focused on Protagonizar, a small microfinance institute founded by the Jesuits. In Buenos Aires she conducted interviews with the entrepreneurs and workers of Protagonizar, focusing on how the institute works at the intersection of education—infusing values of financial accountability into the community—and social justice—promoting the economic as well as personal development of the entrepreneurs.

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