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information and classes in microfinance

Wikipedia offers a good definition of microfinance along with an excellent bibliography. The site also lists the following academic programs. … Read More»

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From Minnesota to the Congo!

Dear Friends on PulseWire, … Read More»

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My bold idea for 2008!

In 2008, Our organization (First Step Initiative) will embark on a five year plan to reach and provide micro-financing opportunities to at least 11,000 hopeful entrepreneurs (women) in the Democratic … Read More»

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Are microfinance models adequate in the ways they set to empower women?

The question tackled by this paper is: are the current micro-finance models and ways of thinking about micro-finance and women's empowerment adequate and accurate? … Read More»

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A link and a synopsis of a number of microfinance models/strategies discussed by the Grameen Bank (The above link will directly connect you to a synopsis of a variety of community association/banks, individual/group micro-finance models) … Read More»

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Need: Seeking individuals to become spokesperson for First Step Initiative!

Here my wish list for First Step Initiative (more specifically for women in the DR Congon)-- … Read More»


First Step Initiative

Provide small loans to women in the Democratic Republic of the Congo to help them start and/or grow small businesses

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Offer: Micro Loans from Count Me In

Count Me In provides micro loans from $500 to $10,000 to women who are starting or growing their businesses. Your first loan must be $5,000 or less. … Read More»

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Offer: MamaCash Job Posting

I came across this this afternoon: Mama Cash is seeking an inspiring, result-oriented Director of Programmes. We are looking for someone who is willing to grow with the organisation and is ready to contribute to Mama Cash's future developments.... … Read More»

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My passion!

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the team at PulseWire for creating such a wonderful platform to honor women worldwide as we all come together to share our stories and learn from each ot … Read More»

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