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In the News

Special news featuring Friendship Bridge, microfinance, international development, and Guatemala.

In the News

2022 Media Coverage

2015-2021 Media Coverage

Press Releases

Guatemalan Artisans Create Gifts that Give BackOctober 1, 2022
Traveling Guatemalan Textile Exhibit Now on Display at Convivio Café September 29, 2022
Friendship Bridge Ranked as the #1 Best Places to Work® for Women 2022 in Caribbean and Central America – September 27, 2022
Local Nonprofit Sells Guatemalan Artisan Goods to Empower Women EntrepreneursJuly 26, 2022
Colorado Nonprofit Ranks High in World’s First Microfinance Social Performance Index – July 18, 2022
Local Nonprofit Making Strides to Support Women Entrepreneurs in Guatemala for Women’s Entrepreneurship Day – Nov. 19, 2021
The Best Places to Work for Women in Central America and the Caribbean in 2021 – Nov. 12, 2021
Bridge to Success: Backed by $1 million grant from Target Foundation – Aug. 18, 2021


  • Banker to the Poor: Micro-lending and the Battle Against World Poverty – Muhammad Yunus Aurum Press, 1998
  • Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism – Muhammad Yunus Public Affairs, 2007
  • Development as Freedom – Amartya Sen Knopf, 1999
  • The End of Poverty: Economic Possibilities for our Time – Jeffrey Sachs Penguin Press, 2005
  • The Fortune at the Bottom of the Pyramid: Eradicating Poverty through Profits, C. K. Prahala Wharton School Publishing, 2004
  • Half the Sky: Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide – Nicolas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn Knopf, 2009
  • The Microfinance Revolution: Sustainable Finance for the Poor – Marguerite Robinson World Bank Publications, 2001
  • The Miracles of Barefoot Capitalism: A Compelling Case for Microcredit – Jim Klobuchar and Susan Cornell Wilkes Kirk House Publishers, 2003
  • Pathways Out of Poverty: Innovations in Microfinance for the Poorest Families, ed. – Sam Daly-Harris Kumarian Press, 2002
  • Price of a Dream: the Story of the Grameen Bank and the Idea that is Helping the Poor to Change their Lives – David Bornstein Simon & Schuster, 1996
  • Women at the Center: Grameen Borrowers After One Decade – Helen Todd University Press Ltd, 1996

Books for Sale

We highly recommend the following books, which are written by friends and supporters of Friendship Bridge. You can read summaries of the books and purchase them at our online store.

  • Traditional Weavers of Guatemala:  Their Stories, Their Lives – Deborah Chandler and Teresa Cordón
  • Doing Good…Says Who? – Connie Newton and Fran Early
  • Los Coyotes Tienen Suerte – Robert Hinshaw
  • My Lake at the Center of the World – Robert Hinshaw
  • The Rape of Hope – Robert Hinshaw