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Best Microfinance Speech Ever

Thank you for that generous introduction. Clearly the last year has been a tumultuous one in the international microfinance arena....

A Baker’s Story

Sekyere Krobo is a farming community in the Wasa East district of the Western region of Ghana. The district has...

Reimagining Microfinance

When I was a little child, my mother took my sisters and me to one of the local banks in...

Life without education is like a plant without water

Like farmers across southern Africa, Cynthia is worried about the drought. The region is experiencing one of the driest years...

No More Stolen Stories

Every person has a story. Here at LA CEIBA, we have learned not to steal them. And, we’ve developed a...

Key Resolutions for the Success of Digital Financial Services

First of all, let me reaffirm my belief that digital financial services (DFS) really do have the potential to provide...

Social Entrepreneurs Dream in the Active Tense

The pluck and passion of a social justice career is showing up. When you and I double down on our...

Microfinance and Access to Education: Best Practices from Around the World

The European Microfinance Award 2016 addressed how the microfinance sector can increase access to education among children and young adults...

Protect Muhammad Yunus

My previous Month of Microfinance blog posts have been cheerier fare, with an inspiring story here or note of caution...

Want to Decrease Poverty? Increase Rural Financial Inclusion

According to the World Bank, between 1990 and 2013, the number of people living in extreme poverty fell by nearly...

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