I'm a firm believer that we can't depend only on our politicians and heads of state to improve our world. It's up to civilians -- you and me -- and the businesses we create and buy from, to actually advance the public good in the world that we all share.
Statistics demonstrate that women are more inclined to invest their earnings back into their family, which can include their children's education. Providing a microloan to a woman affects communities and local economies in a large way to create a ripple effect of change.
Our digital world creates distance instead of closeness, but this month can be an exception. "Tag" a friend with "#tagURit," and joinFITE will contribute $1 towards a microloan that will empower a woman entrepreneur.