Yuval Barash is a former consultant for foundations, investors, and nonprofit organizations. Before Kiva, Yuval worked with Reflex Design Collective to drive social innovation in the Bay Area. As an Associate Consultant at Amplifier Strategies, Yuval also advised philanthropists and conducted research to scale social initiatives. Examples of his work include: global research in support of M&E mobile technology for social interventions, research and evaluation of early-stage technology companies, and donor engagement to drive prospective allocation of $3mm+ from the largest giving circle in San Francisco. Before joining Amplifier, Yuval worked at Cambridge Associates where he specialized in investment consulting and helped nonprofits meet financial goals through regular engagement with CIOs, CFOs, and Investment Committees. Yuval has a bachelor's degree in Economics from Brandeis University.

 

Fellows Blog Posts by Yuval Barash

Jul 19, 2018 ID Indonesia

Borrowers pose shortly after loan payments in Lebak district.
 

I started my fellowship in Indonesia, a vast archipelago known for its volcanoes and dreamy white sand beaches. However, with over a quarter billion people from different ethnic groups, Indonesia is also a dense melting pot and has the largest economy in Southeast Asia.  Yet, despite its rapid economic growth, the country also faces enormous challenges. Indonesia's GDP per capita is a fraction of the world’s average and...

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