Global Microfinance Initiative

 
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $2,516 from an original funding goal of $2,000!
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has received 10 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Strengthening Families Around the World
    By - Emily Terrell - Online Community Specialist
    Because of you, entrepreneurs can capitalize on their talents and reach their potential. As their incomes grow, they nourish and educate their children and create jobs for their neighbors, jumpstarting the economy in their communities. As of June 30, 2012, Opportunity had more than 2.8 million clients investing loans into...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Communities Powered by Opportunity
    By - Emily Engel - Online Community Specialist
    Communities Around the World are Powered by Opportunity Thank you for your partnership. Because of you, our clients have been able to capitalize on their talents and reach their potential. As their incomes grow, school fees are paid, homes are improved, health care is accessed and jobs are created, which benefits both...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Meet Opportunity's Millionth Saving Client
    By - Emily Engel - Marketing and Communications Intern
    Opportunity's Millionth Savings Clients: Faith and Frank Rubanda of Mubende, Uganda Your support empowers inspiring entrepreneurs like Faith and Frank, who dreamed of owning a tailor business.They had the skills and work ethic, but lacked capital. The husband-wife team lived on the profits of a small dairy business and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Road Map for the Microfinance Industry
    By - Ally Lynch - Outreach Campaign Specialist
    Focusing on Responsible and Client-Centered Microfinance In less than 40 years, microfinance has spread around the world, today providing access to credit and other financial services to more than 205 million poor clients, most of whom were previously ignored by mainstream financial institutions. From modest roots,...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has received 9 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Increasing Reach to Small Farmers
    By - David Santoso - Online Community Specialist
    Opportunity International is implementing innovative agricultural microfinance in rural communities across Africa. Opportunity’s banks in Ghana, Malawi, Uganda, Mozambique and Rwanda share a vision to transform the future of rural communities by reaching over 1.3 million savings accounts and 94,000 smallholder farmers...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Increasing Access through Microfinance Innovations
    By - Jacqueline Ryan - Marketing Intern
    Targeted to reach the most marginalized, Opportunity’s financial products help hardworking people overcome the inherent obstacles of poverty and build a more stable, secure and fulfilling life. Throughout the developing world, people are excluded from access to financial services by barriers...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative posted a progress report
    Jumping for Opportunities
    By - Olivia Schultz - Project Personnel
    Jumping out of a plane at 18,000 feet is scary, but not nearly as  scary as living in chronic poverty. That’s the motivation behind Jump for Opportunity. Twenty-nine people jumped out of a plane the weekend of Feb. 18-20 in Orlando, Fla. to raise funds and awareness for Opportunity’s poverty...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Global Microfinance Initiative has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Ally Lynch

Oakbrook, IL United States

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