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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-03-02 13:55:00

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Laureate and Grameen Bank Founder Muhammad Yunus*, U.S.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.