Follow this blog
@Baring_Found Thanks for being such great hosts!
- Nonprofit Tweets of the Week - September 19, 2014 | Nonprofit Law Blog on SOCAP 2014: have we lost our sense of wonder?
- Kevin jones on SOCAP 2014: have we lost our sense of wonder?
- 10 Great Social Innovation Reads: August 2014 | Social Velocity on This is COMMON SENSE philanthropy: a response to ‘Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World’
Olga Alexeeva memorial prize
Tag Archives: microfinance
In recent years Mexico has earned a certain financial notoriety, whether from the Compartamos IPO or the alleged money-laundering activities of HSBC and others. The World Bank considers Mexico to be an ‘advanced middle income country’ and it is home … Continue reading
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the MasterCard Foundation have joined forces in a $37.4 million project to bring financial services to some 5.3 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa. The project will help microfinance banks in the region expand more … Continue reading
One of the Day One sessions at the Global Philanthropy Forum was titled ‘Microfinance in Crisis?’ and featured David Roodman, Michael Schlein, President and CEO of ACCION International, Reeta Roy of the MasterCard Foundation and Keely Stevenson, CEO of Bamboo … Continue reading
Once upon time, it was impossible to talk about microfinance without something like reverence. The ‘hats off’ period seems to be over as questions about its limitations multiply. The Wall Street Journal recently accused microfinance institutions in India of indiscriminately … Continue reading