1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa

 
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa posted a progress report
    July/August 2010 Update!
    By - Robyn Nietert - President, WMI
    As the summer comes to a close, we want to share some of the exciting events that happened at WMI during the past few months. First off, the Walt Whitman High School interns from Bethesda, MD returned August 16 from their three-week trip to Buyobo, Uganda and the surrounding area! Just a few of their accomplishments...
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa has made updates to their project page.
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa posted a progress report
    WMI Expands Loans to Poor Women in Africa in 2010
    By - Robyn Nietert - President, WMI
    Greetings: Great news—WMI is on the move in 2010! We have just updated our project on the Global Giving website in order to reflect the expansion of the WMI loan program to new rural villages in Uganda and now Kenya. So, our project title has changed to “600 Microloans for poor women in rural East Africa” to...
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa posted a progress report
    Women's Microfinance Initiative
    By - Robyn Nietert - President
    The loan program is continuing to expand rapidly and currently has over $60,000 in outstanding loans to women in 50 rural villages around Mbale, UG. The loan repayment rate is 100%. Local Coordinators visit the borrowers on a rotating basis to talk about their businesses. We thought you might like to hear about some of...
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    • Donna
      Donna very good update - thanks!
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa has received 286 donations
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa posted a progress report
    Postcard from WMI
    By - Alexis Nadin and Brian Banks - Visitors
    Alexis and Brian visited this project on May 7th, 2009. They write: The first thing we noticed about WMI was the brilliant smiles and joyous expressions on the faces of the nearly 200 women who greeted us. Shortly after our arrival, we were whisked off to see how construction is coming on the soon to be opened WMI...
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    • Alyssa
      Alyssa I love the postcard - it makes the impact of the project so much more personal. Great idea - and great picture of the general store!
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    • Jamie Fairchild
      Jamie Fairchild This makes me feel more connected to people who are receiving the benefits of my gift. A photo and a first hand account really help bring the project to life. It gives me more incentive to continue helping when I can see the impact.
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    • TheIntendor!
      TheIntendor! it helps me heal emotionally. my right brain, my feminine side. i do appriciate the effort on your part to accomplish this great task! NAMASTE!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa posted a progress report
    Trip to Uganda - progress of borrowers
    By - Robyn G. Nietert - President
    In a January 2009 trip to Uganda, WMI Board Member Trix Vandervossen and I visited many of the borrowers in the WMI loan program and also issued another round of loans. We have much good news to report! At the end of March, WMI will have 200 borrowers and all of their businesses are thriving. We toured individual...
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • 1,000 Microloans for Rural Women in East Africa has received 137 donations
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Robyn Nietert

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Bethesda, Maryland United States

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