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  • Water Quality Analyst: Water Quality Analysts develop, direct and administer procedures that ensure compliance with regulatory and data management requirements. Their tasks include analysis of water, wastewater, biosolids, and stormwater to ensure quality and safety standards are met.
    • Water Quality Analyst Average Salary: $66,915
  • Water Quality Technician: Water Quality Technicians are responsible for monitoring and operating control systems and ensuring that equipment in water filtration and treatment plants are functioning properly.
    • Water Quality Technician Average Salary: $47,880
  • Microfinance Manager: Microfinance is a category of financial services targeting individuals and small business who lack the income and access to conventional banking. epitomizes a company that values sustainability and providing opportunities for individuals across the world by utilizing the microfinance model.
    • Microfinance Partnerships Manager Average Salary: $84,340

Companies – (We are not affiliated with any of these companies. This is for informational purposes only.)

    BRAC is a leading international nonprofit empowering people and communities in situations of poverty, illiteracy, disease, and social injustice
  • Grameen America
    Dedicated to helping entrepreneurial women and their families.
  • Kiva
    San Francisco based crowd funded microloan organization founded in 2005. Accessible to people all over the world with a large variety of needs. 
  • Microloan Foundation
    MicroLoan Foundation is a women’s empowerment and poverty alleviation charity, and social microfinance institution based in Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Well known people in the field
Muhammad Yunus