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October 11, 2011, 2 Comments

Editor’s note: This post is part of our SOCAP11 conference coverage in San Francisco. Capitalism has alot to answer for these days. Members of this group range from ardent Occupy Wall Street […]

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Milaap Makes History, Enables Foreign Microlending Into India

September 30, 2011, No comments

Milaap, like Kiva is a web based platform where individuals can make small loans to people in the low-income group, where they significantly differ fr ...

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3 Ways to Change the World through Travel

September 21, 2011, 6 Comments

[This is a Sponsored Post from OneSeed Expeditions] Racking up those stamp-covered passport pages is satisfying, but what if you could bank a little b ...

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Zidisha: Financing Dreams and Empowering Entrepreneurs

August 24, 2011, 2 Comments

What happens when a micro-entrepreneur in rural Kenya forty miles away from a town needs a loan to grow his business and in turn support his family? O ...

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    Microfinance: Halfway into 2011
    July 20, 2011, No comments

    2011 has certainly been an active year within the microfinance industry, and not necessarily for the right reasons. It brings to mind endless revelations and discussions within the media on [...]

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    Overcoming Hurdles, Exposing Talent
    June 30, 2011, 1 Comment

      Handicrafts can decorate your home with their beauty, they can add a touch of glamor to your outfit with their ornate detailing, they can inspire trends with their natural [...]

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    Can Microfinance Bankrupt Entrepreneurs?
    December 8, 2009, 4 Comments

    The threat of poor entrepreneurs taking on too much loan debt is a growing reality, and a genuine threat to the rapidly expanding microfinance sector. At Oikocredit’s annual staff and [...]