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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...

2014-06-30 23:13:09

AIM Reports Number of High-Paying IT Jobs Continues to Grow Omaha, NE (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 In the latest research from AIM, opportunities for women in IT, Dr. Levi Thiele reports that the continued rate of demand for technical talent presents significant opportunities for women who choose to pursue careers in IT. The number of high-paying IT jobs continues to grow faster than the number of graduates who can fill them. While women earn more than half of all undergraduate degrees, women...

2014-06-28 13:31:27

Imperial College London In a new study, researchers from Imperial College Business School, Columbia University and the University of Maryland found that wealthy individuals in the US can get in relative terms up to 70 per cent times greater returns on their investments than those with modest wealth, when the yields on assets such as stocks and bonds are calculated. The team say that this further widens the income gap between rich and poor and potentially creates disparities in society....

2014-06-26 23:13:40

ISAR extends a heartfelt invitation to all veteran International Homeless Animals’ Day event coordinators, as well to new ones, to join together on Saturday, August 16, 2014 in commemorating ISAR’s 23rd annual International Homeless Animals’ Day. Clarks Summit, PA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Since modest beginnings in 1992, ISAR’s conceived and commemorated International Homeless Animals’ Day has consistently grown in size and content annually thanks to the worldwide participation of...

2014-06-25 23:06:06

ReportsnReports.com offers "Ultra HNWIs in South Africa 2014 ", "HNWI Asset Allocation in South Africa 2014", "Challenges and Opportunities for the Wealth Sector in South Africa 2014" and "High Net Worth trends in South Africa 2014" market research reports in its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 Ultra HNWIs in South Africa 2014 market research report says there were 581 UHNWIs in South Africa in 2013, with an average per capita wealth of...

2014-06-24 23:13:59

Quality of life is the general well-being of individuals and societies in the context of international development, healthcare, politics and employment. The Life, Earth & Health Sciences Magazine EurekaMag.com has newly published abstracts of 17,300 studies of how to measure Quality of Life. Mannheim, Germany (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 EurekaMag.com has newly published 17,300 studies on how to measure Quality of Life. In contrast to Standard of Living which is based primarily on income,...

2014-06-17 08:31:53

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Wasil Foundation, a Pakistan-based microfinance institution, won the Islamic Microfinance Challenge, a global contest to identify innovative Sharia-compliant financial products. Wasil won the $100,000 grant award for its package of products aimed specifically at smallholder farmers. To view multimedia assets associated with this release, please click here:...

2014-06-11 12:33:11

SAN DIEGO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- LoanLove.com is a borrower advice website that is dedicated to keeping new home buyers and experienced home owners updated on current news and events which could affect their home loan options or their home ownership experience. "Will the real estate bubble burst in 2014?" is a question many loan borrowers are asking nowadays. With home prices shifting as 2014 rolls by, economists fear for the worse. Loan Love's latest article titled...

2014-06-09 20:21:26

VANCOUVER, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Veris Gold Corp. ("Veris" or the "Company") (TSX: VG) (OTCQB: YNGFF) (Frankfurt Xetra Exchange: NG6A) announces that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has today issued an order granting the Company's application for creditor protection under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA"). The order also extends protection to Veris' subsidiaries Queenstake Resources Ltd., Ketza River Holdings Ltd., and Veris Gold USA, Inc. Ernst &...

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...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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