Village Enterprise Fund (VEF), a microenterprise organization whose mission is to break the cycle of poverty in rural East Africa by turning the dreams of the very poor into reality, by helping them start small businesses and build sustainable incomes, is hiring a Chief Executive Officer. The Position Village Enterprise Fund seeks an energetic, experienced, … [Read more…]
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Thanks everyone for coming out to our #Microfinance & Microbrews event tonight! Great insights from Dylan Higgins CEO from @SaveTogether.
Seattle – Global Partnerships (GP), a Seattle-based nonprofit that expands opportunity for people living in poverty by investing in microfinance programs in Latin America, announced today that Mark Coffey has been named chief investment officer. Coffey is a veteran financial executive who most recently served as president of ShoreBank Pacific, the first commercial bank in … [Read more…]
Debate erupted last week over the interest rates charged to microloan borrowers after The New York Times published a front page article criticizing some microfinance practitioners.Â Â Â Whatâ€™s all the buzz about? Read Neil MacFarquar’s article that sparked the interest rate debate. Responses from: Opportunity Fund – â€œWe must place mission before profits to help borrowers … [Read more…]
Canâ€™t wait to debate interest rates @ #Microfinance USA 2010 next month! Join us at the conference! http://bit.ly/6V2LVG @MFusa2010.
RT @OneDaysWages: Watch NEW video: “a movement of people, stories & actions to alleviate extreme poverty” – http://ow.ly/1CmEH inspiring!
RT @mercycorps: RT @AlertNet: Last year’s economic crisis condemns 53 million more people to extreme #poverty http://ow.ly/1Ccig alarming!
Loans for the Develop’g World Poor Aren’t Enough: http://ow.ly/1ChGD. @SeaMoMicro #Microfinance Microbrews on savings: http://ow.ly/1ChTW
Good news for microfinance borrowers: interest rates published online http://ow.ly/1Cb6J