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2014-08-28 23:02:39

In a press conference Monday, August 25th, Yucatan Governor Rolando Zapata Bello says the 17th Microcredit Summit "reflects national and international strategies to democratize credit and reduce poverty." Co-organizers of the Summit, the Microcredit Summit Campaign and PRONAFIM will present the future of global microfinance this September 2 to 5 in Mérida, Yucatán. (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Governor of Yucatán, Rolando Zapata Bello, presented the 17th...

2014-08-20 08:31:49

Musoni's mobile approach has proved efficient, reliable and secure CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the microfinance industry (MFI), Frost & Sullivan recognises Musoni with the 2014 Kenyan Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Leadership. The company is the first 100 percent mobile microfinance institution in the world. By using a mobile platform as a channel to deliver its products and services to customers, Musoni has positioned...

2014-08-14 23:07:26

Through a simple credit card processing option from NPS, Vitalah will make monthly donations to the Whole Planet Foundation to support their microcredit initiatives. Santa Cruz County, California (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Vitalah, creators of Oxylent, has chosen the Whole Planet Foundation as the beneficiary of its monthly Payments in Kind Community Give Back Program donation. The donations will help support the foundation’s mission to alleviate poverty through microcredit for...

2014-07-30 23:03:05

The Microcredit Summit Campaign and Freedom from Hunger announce the release of a report this week that puts the integration of health and microfinance in the context of India's journey towards universal health care by 2020, documents best practices in integration, and highlights potential interventions that can be adopted by microfinance institutions as well as by non-governmental organizations that serve self-help groups. New Delhi, India (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 On July 29, 2014,...

2014-07-01 08:36:06

BERLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentors International [http://www.mentorsinternational.org ], a non-profit organisation that uses microenterprise, mentoring, and business training to alleviate poverty worldwide, is implementing Mambu [http://www.mambu.com ]'s cloud banking platform across its entire network, spanning five countries worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Currently active in the Philippines, Guatemala,...

2014-06-18 08:35:12

Rainy Day provides inexpensive short-term loans by combining Facebook and microfinance PORTLAND, Ore., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Rainy Day Capital, LLC announced today the beta launch of its website, rainyday.org, which relies heavily on social media and networks to create an inexpensive alternative to payday loans. The microlending site will provide short-term access to as much as $1,000 with no interest or fees for five days, up to four times a year. "The inspiration...

2014-06-09 23:05:16

On June 16, 2014, its fourth anniversary, Milaap invites change agents from around the world to join in a global, round-the-clock online conversation on sustainable giving. To learn more about and participate in this unique online event, please visit http://blog.milaap.org/digitalbirthday. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Since its founding in June 2010 to fundamentally change the way people fund and impact communities in need, Milaap has facilitated more than 8,000 loans impacting...

2014-05-28 04:25:15

HONG KONG, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global microfinance network makes strategic move to cloud and mobile Mambu, the cloud banking platform provider, has been selected by Opportunity International, the global microfinance network, as its core banking platform for small and medium business lending in China. Opportunity International (OI) is Mambu's first customer in China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Building on its...

2014-05-14 23:14:52

Partnership between City of Los Angeles and Kiva.org Has Accelerated Small Business Development in Los Angeles through Crowdfunded Loans to Small Business Owners and Aspiring Entrepreneurs Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office of Economic Development and Kiva.org announced a renewed partnership committed to the success and impact of Kiva City Los Angeles today. Launched in 2012, Kiva City Los Angeles is an initiative that gives anyone a chance to...

2014-05-09 12:24:02

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new paper, CGAP reviews recent empirical research that analyzes the impact of financial inclusion for the poor. More and more, these studies show that appropriate financial services can help improve individual and household welfare and spur small enterprise activity. CGAP CEO Tilman Ehrbeck elaborated on this in a recent article for HuffingtonPost.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85963 A few years ago, a storm...


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