News: Microenterprise

Sweet Dreams Are Made of This: Social Change Agent Alexis Miesen (MS’04)

In the first of an occasional series featuring members of the Columbia School of Social Work community who have served as agents of social change, Alexis Meisen tells the story of how the ice cream shop she co-founded in Brooklyn ended up opening a branch in Rwanda. Watch video.

October 4, 2013 @ 10:26 pm

The Future Is Here

After nearly ten years of running programs in southern Uganda to give AIDS orphans an opportunity to open up their own savings accounts, Professor Fred Ssewamala has reached an important milestone.

April 18, 2013 @ 7:29 pm

Happy Holidays 2012, and Best Wishes for 2013!

To all Columbia School of Social Work students, faculty, staff, alumni, friends and supporters: A world of best wishes for the holiday season and the new year, from Dean Jeanette Takamura.

December 24, 2012 @ 8:22 pm

Dr. Fred Ssewamala Garners NICHD Award for Study of HIV-positive Adolescents in Sub-Saharan Africa

Associate Professor Fred Ssewamala has been awarded a five-year, $3.8m grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development to examine the impact and cost of an innovative economic empowerment intervention for HIV-positive adolescents on antiretroviral therapy (ART).

November 28, 2012 @ 12:05 am

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