7/16/2008 Roundup

Today’s roundup spans the range of microfinance news. In Nigeria, the newspaper Punch reports on the country’s hope for economic growth: “Women Empowerment’ll Grow Economy” The website Tonic features the story of MicroBike, a group of six recent college grads who are riding across country to raise money for Accion International: “Biking for the Developing … [Read more…]

MicroNews Roundup

There is an incredible array of things going on in microfinance, and for those of us who aren’t engaged in it full time, it’s hard to keep up. In the interest of keeping the SeaMo community up-to-date on the latest, I’m going to start posting links with brief descriptions of interesting news in microfinance with … [Read more…]

“Small Fortunes” Screening on July 19

For all you microfinanciers in North Seattle, there will be a screening of “Small Fortunes” on July 19th at Christ the King Catholic Church at 7pm. The church is located on the corner of 117th and Dayton Ave N.

August 5th Microbrews and Microfinance

Join us for our second Microfinance and Microbrews event, with our featured speaker, Lea Werbel from Grameen Foundation. Lea will speak about Grameen Technology Center’s Village Phone program based out of Seattle, which increases the efficiency of microfinance organizations and creates income-generating opportunities for the rural poor. Meet other microfinance enthusiasts while enjoying a microbrew … [Read more…]

Boulder Institute of Microfinance seeks Business Manager

DATE: May 19, 2008 POSITION TITLE: Business Manager SUPERVISOR: President SUMMARY OF POSITION: The business manager is responsible for coordinating the day‐to‐day operations, financial management and business planning activities of the Boulder Institute. This position will develop and implement operational policies, procedures and strategies which will enhance efficiency, encourage teamwork and improve the quality of … [Read more…]

Seattle Microfinance and Microbrews Survey

Hello Microfinance Enthusiast, You are receiving this e-mail because you either attended Seattle Microfinance and Microbrews on April 24 or expressed interest in future events.  (To unsubscribe from these notifications go to http://www.seattlemicrofinance.org/?page_id=6) On April 24, SeaMo held the first Microfinance and Microbrews in Pioneer Square.  The event was a success:  50 guests attended with … [Read more…]

Microcredit Forum at UW on May 29

Invitation to a Free Public Forum: U.N. Millennium Development Goals and Microcredit: How Small Loans Support Sustainable Development Thursday, May 29 Exhibits: 6:30 to 7:30 PM Forum: 7:30 to 9:00 PM Kane Hall 220 and the Walker Ames Room University of Washington This forum is second in a series of planned events addressing the United … [Read more…]