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The Explore team visits Tanzania's Serengeti Plain, a slave prison in Ghana, meets with singer/activist Rita Marley, and looks at ways of alleviating poverty in Ethiopia.
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The Explore team visits Tanzania's Serengeti Plain, a slave prison in Ghana, meets with singer/activist Rita Marley, and looks at ways of alleviating poverty in Ethiopia.
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The Explore team visits Tanzania's Serengeti Plain, a slave prison in Ghana, meets with singer/activist Rita Marley, and looks at ways of alleviating poverty in Ethiopia.
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The Explore team visits Tanzania's Serengeti Plain, a slave prison in Ghana, meets with singer/activist Rita Marley, and looks at ways of alleviating poverty in Ethiopia.
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The Explore team visits Tanzania's Serengeti Plain, a slave prison in Ghana, meets with singer/activist Rita Marley, and looks at ways of alleviating poverty in Ethiopia.
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Welcome to this week's Pan African Podcast where Tajudeen Adbul-Raheem poses the question: With the world economy rigged in favour of rich nations can Africa deliver on the Millennium Development Goals?
Topics: africa, human rights, rights, social justice, trade justice, poverty, development, millennium...
Ourmedia
by JD Lasica
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Here's a 4 1/2-minute interview with Premal Shah, president of the nonprofit microfinance lender Kiva.org, conducted at the Craigslist Nonprofit Bootcamp in San Mateo, Calif. Premal discusses not just Kiva but other online services that are of great help to nonprofits, including myc4, microplace, prosper.com, Google Checkout, techsoup and Salesforce's program for nonprofits. Kiva performs a spectacularly valuable service on a global scale. Check them out and consider supporting a small business...
Topics: kiva, nonprofits, philanthropy
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Pro Mujer is an international microfinance and women’s development network whose mission is to provide Latin America’s poorest women with the means to build livelihoods for themselves and futures for their families through microfinance, business training, and healthcare support. 

Pro Mujer fights poverty by establishing sustainable microfinance organizations that provide an integrated package of financial and human development services that women require to build and improve their...
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Guest John Hatch, founder and Director of Research, FINCAInternational, speaks with Diane Horn about how village banking and other forms of microfinance are helping the poor worldwide.
Topics: KEXP, Mind, Over, Matters, Sustainability, Segment, John, Hatch, FINACInternational, village,...
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by Ole Dahl Rasmussen
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Master's Thesis on microfinance
Topic: microfinance publicness organizations
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Moderator: Gert van Maanen, former CEO Oikokredit, The Netherlands Speaker 1: Robert Bragar, General Counsel, Oikocredit U.A., The Netherlands Financing Microfinance - Laws That Apply. The legal opportunities, barriers and pitfalls that face any Northern Hemisphere funder of microfinance and other anti-poverty businesses in developing countries. Why do legal issues matter? How to select the right investments: legal concerns? Can we enforce our rights? Can we prevent misuse of money? Local law...
Topics: TBLICONFERENCE, sustainableinvestment, esg, tbliconferenceeurope2008, microfinance
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Nicola Armacost is Managing Director and Co-founder of Arc Finance, Ltd., which was formed to link the fields of microfinance and energy. For over a decade she served as the Director of Linkages and Learning at Women’s World Banking, a global microfinance network. She serves as an advisor to Prawaz, an Afghan women-led microfinance organization and to Distributed Capital.
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by Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
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Lina Page, Executive Vice President of Strategic Communications for Opportunity Finance Network (OFN), and Marcia Stein, Managing Director of Communications for AEO, discuss some of the nuts and bolts of rebranding. Ms. Page also provides an overview of the work that has been done to recreate OFN's brand as an organization, along with the overall brand for the opportunity finance industry.
Topics: Dr. Muhammad Yunus, microfinance, microcredit, US, U.S., microenterprise, Association for...
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by Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
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This conversation with Dan Betancourt and Greg Walker-Wilson, the CEOs of Community First Fund and Mountain BizWorks, respectively, covers the rebranding they have both been working on within their microenteprise development organizations. Topics covered include possibilities for widening scope while maintaining mission, hiring communications staff, and other rebranding logistics.
Topics: Dr. Muhammad Yunus, microfinance, microcredit, US, U.S., microenterprise, Association for...
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by Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
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Steve Johnson, Director of CDBG Entitlement Communities Division, HUD, discusses what exactly the Community Development Block Grant is, and how it can benefit microenterprise programs. He also discusses how much of CDBG funds go to microenterprise development programs and what those dollars are most often used for within the programs.
Topics: Dr. Muhammad Yunus, microfinance, microcredit, US, U.S., microenterprise, Association for...
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by Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
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Dr. Muhammad Yunus speaking at the AEO 2007 Annual Conference, introduced by outgoing AEO Board Chair, Mr. Greg Walker-Wilson. The keynote is followed by questions from the conference attendees, leading Dr. Yunus to speak some about the opportunity for the expansion of microenterprise in the U.S.
Topics: Dr. Muhammad Yunus, microfinance, microcredit, US, U.S., microenterprise, Association for...
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by Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) - www.microenterpriseworks.org
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At the AEO Conference, 17 attendees from across the United States summed up what microenterprise means to them. Here from a diverse set of attendees about why they feel microenterprise is important for both poverty alleviation and economic development.
Topics: Dr. Muhammad Yunus, microfinance, microcredit, US, U.S., microenterprise, Association for...
Democracy Now!
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* Headlines for December 13, 2006 * "Poverty is a Threat to Peace" - Muhammad Yunus Accepts Nobel, Says U.S. War on Terror "Derailed" Global Pursuit of Poverty Reduction * Microcredit: Solution to Poverty or False 'Compassionate Capitalism?' * Vandana Shiva on Farmer Suicides, the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal, Wal-Mart in India and More
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* Headlines for December 13, 2006 * "Poverty is a Threat to Peace" - Muhammad Yunus Accepts Nobel, Says U.S. War on Terror "Derailed" Global Pursuit of Poverty Reduction * Microcredit: Solution to Poverty or False 'Compassionate Capitalism?' * Vandana Shiva on Farmer Suicides, the U.S.-India Nuclear Deal, Wal-Mart in India and More
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Part 2: Businesses: Having begun to resolve their major problems, the members of the Janashakthi Self-Help Development Movement in Hambantota started to form into groups of five women & start small businesses using micro-credit loans; generating cash for the members and the movement. They also found ways to improve education & health. Interview with "Prem" an original founder. Second of three parts.
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Shari Berenbach is President and CEO of the Calvert Social Investment Foundation. She brings more than 20 years of experience, spanning micro-credit and innovative approaches to finance. In this interview, Ms. Berenbach argues that there is room in the market for investors to both maximize financial returns, as well as accomplish social good. She also discusses the roots of the current economic meltdown.
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Dan Kennedy, publisher of the Sacramento Business Journal, tells host Jeffrey Callison how business and the economy will fare in northern California in 2006. A local non-profit combats poor health around the world with micro-credit loans. Jeffrey speaks with Freedom from Hunger's President, Dr. Chris Dunford, about how they do it. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded a $50.7 million grant to an international research consortium that includes a UC Davis mosquito expert to develop...
Topics: Dan Kennedy, Sacramento Buisness Journal, micro-credit loans, poor health, Dr. Chris Dunford,...
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Clayton Christensen, professor, business administration, Harvard Clayton Christensen discusses his model of disruptive innovation and its application to the field of education. Clayton M. Christensen is the Robert and Jane Cizik Professor of business administration at the Harvard Business School, with a joint appointment in the technology and operations management, and general management faculty groups. His research and teaching interests center on managing innovation and creating new growth...
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Topics: business & economics, education