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Microfinance Poem Contest Runner Up!

Authored by: Thomas Cerisola Helps the desperate Provides work to the needy Creates hope and faith Small sums of money...

El Meeee de las Ovejas- #MoMF16 Poem Contest Winner!

El meeee de las ovejas Era Taraco, al sur de Perú nos cubría su cielo serrano inolvidable a la vez,...

Tracking Social Impact Against Global Poverty

By Vicki Escarra Recent news that Princeton economist Angus Deaton was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Economic Science has renewed...

Resilience and Responsibility

By Sam Mendelson, Knowledge Specialist at Arc Finance  and consultant to the European Microfinance Platform. 9th European Dialogue Spotlights Excellence...

Salaried and Unbanked: a New Frontier for Microfinance

By Dilshad Jerin (BRAC) What comes to your mind when you think of microfinance? To me it’s “easy access”- a key...

My Turn to Speak

By Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Specialist, Center for Financial Inclusion What are microfinance clients’ thoughts on fair treatment from financial services...

Creating Entrepreneurs of Democracy

>>Authored by Ken Patterson, Director of Global Grassroots Advocacy, RESULTS U.S. The solutions to some of our biggest problems are...

Going Further: The Next Steps for Agency Banking

By Rupert Scofield, President of FINCA International Traveling to a bank can be risky business. For Seraphine, a kindergarten teacher...

Careful What You Assume About Financial Inclusion

By: Phil Mader, Institute of Development Studies, UK Microfinance is a key element in the global push for financial inclusion....

From Belgium to Philadelphia Learning about Kiva in the classroom

Story by Rourke Healey All around the world, students are using Kiva and its education program, Kiva U, as learning...

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