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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...

2013-07-30 23:16:25

International Labour Organization (ILO) Assistant Director General for Policy, José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, joins the Microcredit Summit Campaign leadership to help guide the Campaign’s mission to promote the kind of microfinance that helps poor families lift themselves out of severe poverty. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign, a Project of RESULTS Educational Fund, is pleased to announce the addition of International Labour Organization (ILO)...

2013-06-30 23:03:24

Temenos, Johnson & Johnson, and World Savings Banks Institute join Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the Central Bank of the Philippines) as sponsors of the 2013 Microcredit Summit: Partnerships against Poverty, a global conference to be held in Manila, Philippines, this October 9-11. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 30, 2013 The Microcredit Summit Campaign today announced that Temenos, Johnson & Johnson, and the World Savings Banks Institute join Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (the Central...


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