Editorâ€™s note: This post is part of ourÂ SOCAP11 conference coverageÂ in San Francisco. Capitalism has alot to answer for these days. Members of this group range from ardent Occupy Wall Street [...]
Milaap, like Kiva is a web based platform where individuals can make small loans to people in the low-income group, where they significantly differ fr ...
What happens when a micro-entrepreneur in rural Kenya forty miles away from a town needs a loan to grow his business and in turn support his family? O ...
Last week, I attended the Microfinance USA 2010 Conference as one of more than 200 student conference attendees. I sat in on “Student-Led Microfinance Clubs”, a panel of individuals working [...]
More than 125,000 years ago, humans discovered fire. With it came a source of heat, warmth, and light. Unfortunately, for 1 in 3 people living today, very little has changed. [...]
Jordan might still be coasting on it’s rebirth of economic prosperity brought on by its liberal economic policies – it is now classified as a “lower middle income” country by [...]
Back in August, while I was visiting that Mexican village that is so close to my heart, I spent some time with one of the kids I met when I [...]
On my way home from New York City on Saturday evening, I picked up the business section of the New York Times and began reading a column- the headline of [...]