Nov 19, 2015
Shawn Humphrey is currently an
Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Mary
Shawn is the founder of the Two Dollar Challenge, La Ceiba
Microfinance, the Month of Microfinance, and the Poverty Action
Shawn describes himself as a Tribal Teacher, a Diligent
Do-Gooder and a Global Grassroots Mobilizer.
this episode you will learn:
- about the social
entrepreneurial journey that Shawn found himself
- about Shawn’s Tribal
Teaching pedagogy and if this is the future of
- why Shawn wanted to help the poor
in Honduras and to encourage people to
- about Shawn’s family
experiencing poverty in the 1970s and how their
standing in the community led him to believe that there was a
better way to treat and help people out of poverty.
- about how La
Ceiba are helping the poor in Honduras.
- about the importance of
building relationships with individuals that seek
assistance from La Ceiba.
- the problems with
micro-finance due to group lending and
- about the Two Dollar
Challenge and you can get involved.
- why supporting local leaders is the
key to ending poverty.
- about Shawn’s 7 year journey to
finding a common ground in
- why Shawn’s initial desire to feel
significant while helping the poor is now a constant
- about Tribal Teaching and the
pedagogy Shawn has
designed and embraced to make a better
learning environment and process.
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