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Building resilience for the world's poor: the $1.50 challenge

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Savings groups (aka village savings and loans associations)

>> Authored by Jeffrey Ashe, Fellow, Carsey school of Public Policy, University of New Hampshire; Research Fellow: Global Development and the Environment, Tufts University… 702 more words

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Rethinking Financial Education

> Posted by Monique Cohen, Independent Advisor, and Founder of Microfinance Opportunities

When an Equity Bank client in Kenya was asked if she saw value in financial education, she replied without hesitation, “Yes, but I thought it was only for rich people.” Delighted with this ringing endorsement the interviewer never asked her what financial education meant for her. 1,286 more words

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Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: How MFIs Can Track the Health of Clients

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Op-ed Published on Devex: Microfinance is the key for the Philippines to meet MDG 5

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>>By Steve Hollingworth, Larry Reed, Jaime Aristotle Alip
>>Originally published by Devex Impact… 157 more words

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Elderly Man Arrested for Feeding The Homeless

‘Drop that plate right now': Florida man, 90, is arrested for feeding homeless under new law which bans giving out food in public

  • Arnold Abbott has fed homeless people since 1991 with a team of volunteers…
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Domestic Violence and Microfinance: What Is Our Role as Financial Service Providers?

> Posted by Bobbi Gray, Research and Evaluation Specialist, Freedom from Hunger

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The day after the closing of the Microcredit Summit in Merida, Mexico, conference participants were also invited to join in a day-long discussion about… 904 more words

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