Latest Microcredit Stories

2010-07-01 07:00:00

BEIJING, July 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Construction Bank (CCB) and leading online wholesale marketplace DHgate.com yesterday signed a strategic cooperation agreement, marking the beginning of a pioneering microloan initiative.

2010-06-15 01:01:35

A nation’s economy plays a surprisingly large role in the success or failure of microfinance – the practice of making small loans to farmers or business owners too poor to provide collateral.

2010-04-22 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Archivalife(TM) is helping women in poverty this Mother's Day by donating $10 to the Foundation for Women for each memory keeper album purchase, and donating $100 for every 100 Facebook "likes." The donations will help eliminate global poverty by providing microcredit loans to widows in Liberia.

2010-04-15 09:00:00

A portion of the proceeds from this author event will be donated to Fonkoze, Haiti's alternative bank for the organized poor WASHINGTON, April 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Perry Hooks and Loretta Yenson, Co-Founders of Hooks Book Events, are pleased to partner with the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center and Robert H.

2010-03-29 01:00:00

FRANKFURT and WASHINGTON, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- LeapFrog Investments, the world's first microinsurance fund, announced today that it has surged past its $100 million target capitalization, months ahead of schedule.

2010-01-20 17:47:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Whole Foods Market, a leader in natural and organic foods, announced today that its customers at 289 stores in the U.S., Canada and the U.K.

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