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2014-07-09 08:35:03

TORONTO, LONDON and MUMBAI, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InfrasoftTech today announced that United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)'s Microfinance Department, has gone live on OMNIEnterprise Microfinance Solution in four territories of its operations, automating their entire business processes, credit risk management and financial compliance. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130422/610789) The Microfinance department at UNRWA wanted a highly...

2014-07-07 12:30:16

Foundation Also Announces Leadership Changes WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation today announced the appointment of Nelson Mattos and Eleanor Wagner to its board of directors. It has also made key changes to its leadership team, with Hillary Miller-Wise, Camilla Nestor and Steve Wardle taking on new roles. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130712/DC46632LOGO Nelson Mattos' 30-year career as a technical executive includes serving as Google's...

2014-07-01 08:36:06

BERLIN, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mentors International [http://www.mentorsinternational.org ], a non-profit organisation that uses microenterprise, mentoring, and business training to alleviate poverty worldwide, is implementing Mambu [http://www.mambu.com ]'s cloud banking platform across its entire network, spanning five countries worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Currently active in the Philippines, Guatemala,...

2014-06-30 23:20:05

Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. Launch “Change is in Your Hands" Campaign to Alleviate Poverty Through Entrepreneurship in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey San Francisco, California (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 June 30, 2014 — As the world continues to watch events of trauma, hope, conflict, innovation and resilience unfold throughout the Middle East, Kiva.org and Grameen-Jameel Microfinance Ltd. have partnered to launch “Change is in Your Hands.” The campaign...

2014-06-09 23:05:16

On June 16, 2014, its fourth anniversary, Milaap invites change agents from around the world to join in a global, round-the-clock online conversation on sustainable giving. To learn more about and participate in this unique online event, please visit http://blog.milaap.org/digitalbirthday. Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Since its founding in June 2010 to fundamentally change the way people fund and impact communities in need, Milaap has facilitated more than 8,000 loans impacting...

2014-05-28 04:25:15

HONG KONG, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global microfinance network makes strategic move to cloud and mobile Mambu, the cloud banking platform provider, has been selected by Opportunity International, the global microfinance network, as its core banking platform for small and medium business lending in China. Opportunity International (OI) is Mambu's first customer in China. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130924/642408-a ) Building on its...

2014-05-13 20:24:56

OAKLAND, Calif., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NewSchools Venture Fund today announced that its Board of Directors has named Stacey Childress as Chief Executive Officer to lead the venture philanthropy's support of innovation in K-12 education. "Stacey brings to NewSchools a deep understanding of education entrepreneurship and innovation," said Dave Goldberg, NewSchools board member and CEO of SurveyMonkey. "But it is Stacey's track record as a bold investor in people and ideas with...

2014-05-13 08:39:01

Mambu expands customer footprint in Angola, Kenya and Nigeria BERLIN, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mambu, the cloud banking technology provider, has expanded its customer footprint in Africa, confirming three new customers in Angola, Kenya and Nigeria. All three are new financial organisations extending access to financial services in underserved markets, and have chosen Mambu as their core-banking platform to launch their businesses. (Logo:...

2014-05-09 12:24:02

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a new paper, CGAP reviews recent empirical research that analyzes the impact of financial inclusion for the poor. More and more, these studies show that appropriate financial services can help improve individual and household welfare and spur small enterprise activity. CGAP CEO Tilman Ehrbeck elaborated on this in a recent article for HuffingtonPost.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140508/85963 A few years ago, a storm...

2014-04-23 23:00:55

On Earth Day, 84 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual “B Corp Best for the Environment” list. (PRWEB) April 23, 2014 On Earth Day, 84 companies worldwide were recognized for creating the most positive environmental impact by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual “B Corp Best for the Environment” list. The “B Corp Best for the Environment” list...


Word of the Day
holluschickie
  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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