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2014-05-05 23:11:31

1% For Women is creating change in the lives of women around the world through microcredit. This Mother's Day send a gift to your mom, receive one for yourself and enhance the lives of others. Buena Vista, CO (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 It has been called many things – paying it forward, the ripple effect, investing in the future – but it has been proven that making microcredit loans to women to help them maintain a stable income for their family enables their ability to raise happier,...

2014-04-24 23:16:02

CEED recognizes those who have empowered others or received empowerment from CEED and demonstrated outstanding commitment while supporting the small business community. Troy, MI (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Lynn Drake, president and co-founder of Compass Commercial / ITRA Global has been honored with a CEED MicroLoan, Oakland County -- Outstanding Achiever award. Drake’s accomplishment was celebrated on Thursday, April 17th at CEED’s 30th anniversary awards celebration at the Suburban...

2014-04-19 23:02:42

A new era has initiated for Grameen Solutions Ltd. (“GSL”). GSL recently has collaborated with Denmark based Company “CodersTrust”. This event took place in Copenhagen in the presence of Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Group and Morten Lund, Co-investor of Skype, ZYB. (PRWEB) April 19, 2014 A new era has initiated for Grameen Solutions Ltd. (GSL) with GSL’s collaboration with Denmark based Company CodersTrust. The partnership was announced before Sir Richard Branson,...

2014-03-27 23:02:41

Pittsburgh Teams Up with Kiva to Bring Crowdfunded Loans to Small Business Owners and Aspiring Entrepreneurs at Kiva.org/Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Today, Kiva announced the launch of Kiva City Pittsburgh, an initiative that brings crowdfunded microloans to small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Pittsburgh area. Through Kiva City Pittsburgh anyone who cares about small business growth and local job creation can visit Kiva.org/Pittsburgh and choose an...

2014-03-13 12:33:48

NEW HAVEN, Connecticut, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneering College Microfinance Program Gains State-of-The-Art Technology Mambu, the cloud banking and microfinance technology provider, is partnering with Yale University's Elmseed Enterprise Fund, the pioneering student-run microfinance program in New Haven, Connecticut. The partnership sees Elmseed Enterprise adopt Mambu's Software-as-a-Service platform, supported by a donation of $100,000 in service credit...

2014-03-12 20:23:59

HOPKINS, Minn., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Susan Cornell Wilkes is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Professional Services. Susan is the President and Co-Founder of Global Horizons for Women and Founder/President of Adventures in Giving LLC. Global Horizons for Women provides retiring/retired professional women with opportunities to use their time, expertise, experience, and assets to support economic opportunity for women in...

2014-03-07 23:04:14

Milaap’s “The Hope Project” Aims to Raise $100,000 To Help Former Devadasis Start Small Businesses Singapore (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Rural India is home to a little-known community of women piecing their lives back together from years as forced sex workers, due to a centuries-old, outlawed, yet still prevalent tradition. India-based Milaap today announced its 2014 goal to raise $100,000 in loans for these women – Devadasis – via “The Hope Project,” a crowd lending initiative...

2014-02-04 08:41:28

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zidisha has launched its global direct microlending platform at the legendary tech startup incubator Y Combinator. Dubbed an "eBay for microlending", Zidisha is the first online P2P lending platform to link individual lenders and borrowers directly across international borders. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140204/NE57723LOGO) A United States nonprofit organization, Zidisha lets ordinary web users make microloans to...

2013-10-31 23:34:52

The Southam Endowment will manage loans through Kiva.org to support entrepreneurs in some of the world's most impoverished areas. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Seattle-based Southam Creative announced today that it has created a new endowment fund which will focus financial resources in the form of micro-lending to entrepreneurs in Africa and South America. Under the banner of its namesake, the Southam Endowment has already made its first loans with hopes to grow the fund to...


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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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