Microfinance for Institutional Investors: Conference in DC September 21-23

We’re delighted to announce a new partnership between SeaMo and Microfinance for Institutional Investors, a new microfinance conference coming to Washington DC. Running from 21st to 23rd September 2009 it will bring together investors, pension & family funds, university endowments and industry experts from across the globe to analyze the next generation of microfinance investments. … [Read more…]

What Microfinance in Nicaragua and Bolivia Looks Like

This is the topic that Global Partnerships staffer Chris Megargee and Seattle video team Rustin Thompson and Ann Hedreen are investigating in a 10-day trip through Nicaragua and Bolivia to document microfinance programs of three of GP’s partner groups. To read real-time posts from the road about the extraordinary borrowers Chris and the team are … [Read more…]

Global Partnerships Is Hiring – Four Positions Now

Last week, we noted that Global Partnerships, a Seattle-based nonprofit that supports microfinance programs in Latin America, was hiring for three positions. We’ve added one more, a VP of Fund Investment position, so we’re now hiring four positions. Three of these are new. Below is a brief description of each with links to complete job … [Read more…]