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2011-04-21 00:00:28

Take an Active Step towards Financial Success by making a My Dollar, My Life promise Northbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 20, 2011 There is no better time than now to financially prepare for the future. The Allstate Foundation and Dress for Success want to help you get started. Little steps to improve your finances can go a long way. And, that is what My Dollar, My Life is all about. Making simple, realistic promises like paying off debt or passing up one unnecessary item a week, is a start to a...

2011-04-19 11:18:00

Innovative Campaign to Promote Financial Literacy Through Personal Promises NEW YORK, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Allstate Foundation, Dress for Success and the producers of the documentary To Catch a Dollar today launched an innovative new financial literacy initiative that encourages Americans to take concrete steps to improve their financial futures. The "My Dollar My Life" campaign will provide Americans with the opportunity to make specific promises to change their...

2011-04-01 00:00:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented theatrical event, audiences in theaters nationwide watched "To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America" tonight, learning the story of the Nobel Laureate's unique and successful model of microfinance and how it is changing lives here in the United States through the nonprofit organization, Grameen America. In addition to the film, moviegoers saw a panel discussion taped in front of a live studio audience in New York on...

2011-03-29 11:43:00

NEW YORK, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, theaters across the country will host a special media event, introducing American audiences to the potential for microfinance in the United States, and the potential of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank. Gayle Ferraro's film "To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America" will play in theaters nationwide and will be accompanied by a taped discussion with Dr. Yunus, moderated by financial expert and CNBC anchor...

2011-03-22 10:15:00

NEW YORK, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 31, theaters across the country will host a special media event, introducing American audiences to the potential for microfinance in the United States, and the magic of Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus's Grameen Bank. Gayle Ferraro's film "To Catch a Dollar: Muhammad Yunus Banks on America" will play in theaters nationwide and will be accompanied by a taped discussion with Dr. Yunus, moderated by financial expert and CNBC anchor...

2011-03-22 08:07:00

New Book by MIT Economist Robert M. Townsend Establishes Foundation for Analyzing the Impact of Financial Policies in Developing Countries CHICAGO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever since widespread defaults on microloans in India thrust the microfinance industry into crisis, a compelling and fundamental question has been renewed: How do we determine what impact financial innovations and financial policy changes will have on the economies of developing countries? (Logo:...

2011-03-14 22:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kredits, a leading provider of technology solutions for microfinance institutions ("MFIs"), today announced it has received a USD $4.5 million investment from Sophia ApS, a Danish investment vehicle. Kredits will use the investment to accelerate delivery of new technologies and expand its global client services presence. Since 1998, Kredits has been at the forefront of delivering state-of-the-art and cost-effective technology solutions for...

2011-03-02 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Grameen Bank Founder Muhammad Yunus*, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women's Issues Melanne Verveer, and Spanish Secretary of State for International Cooperation Soraya Rodriguez Ramos are slated to join microfinance expert Larry Reed and Microcredit Summit Campaign Director Sam Daley-Harris to launch the State of the Microcredit Summit Campaign Report 2011. The report will address recent controversies...

2011-02-24 14:07:00

RICHMOND, British Columbia, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nature's Path Organic Foods is joining forces with Whole Foods Market's nonprofit Whole Planet Foundation to help shoppers donate to fight global poverty and spread the love around the world. Nature's Path is launching Love Crunch - a delicious, limited edition dark chocolate granola - exclusively at Whole Foods Market. For every box sold, Nature's Path will donate $1 - up to $25,000 - to the Whole Planet Foundation to help...

2010-12-02 00:00:48

VanillaSoft announced today that it has selected micro lending as its 2011 social community initiative and will partner with Kiva as the platform to make micro loans to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the globe. Plano, TX (PRWEB) December 1, 2010 VanillaSoft announced today that it has selected micro lending as its 2011 social community initiative and will partner with Kiva as the platform to make micro loans to entrepreneurs and small businesses across the globe. VanillaSoft,...


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