Microfinance organization selected because its â€œstrong evidence-based caseâ€ shows VEF improves the lives of the poor in Africa San Carlos, CA, March 29, 2010 â€” Village Enterprise Fund (VEF), a leader in microenterprise development, has received a $125,000 grant plus a coveted â€œtop-ratedâ€ status from GiveWell, a New York-based nonprofit that researches and evaluates charities. … [Read more…]
RT @SDMicrofinance: Register for the 2nd Annual Microfinance Summit In San Diego! Visit http://www.sdmicrofinance.org for more event info.
RT @MicroSave: video on Microfinance Podcast. MFP 085 – Renee Chao-Beroff: New Trends in #Agricultural #Microfinance. http://bit.ly/9lbn5i
RT @MicroCapital: Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) Releases 2009 Benchmarking Report on West Africa http://bit.ly/cW6ln2
RT @MicroCapital: Microfinance Information Exchange (MIX) Releases 2009 Asia Microfinance Analysis and Benchmark. http://bit.ly/d9pEm8
Credit facility will provide debt funding to smaller MFIs in challenging markets SEATTLE, 29 March 2010 â€“ In their ongoing effort to empower the worldâ€™s poor through microfinance, international nonprofit Unitus, Inc., the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), and Citi have finalized a $15 million credit facility that will help foster growth among high-potential microfinance … [Read more…]
RT @womenadvocates: E-CONFERENCE: Free UN conference (via webcast) – POVERTY & Girls Right to EDUCATION http://bit.ly/buLAi4 thx @e4conf
RT @MFusa2010 & @GrameenAmerica :#microfinance in the U.S. Attend Microfinance USA May 20 in SF! Leslie Kane of Grameen America will spk!
RT @kintan & @vittana: close to $50k! Can we close out March Microfinance Madness w/ a bang? http://bit.ly/cCfOuE. & hope to see u on Fri!
LeapFrog (a #microinsurance fund) Poised to Invest $112M. in #Insurance and #Microfinance Companies http://ow.ly/1szQ9.