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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...

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...

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