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Eko Mobile-Enabled Savings via the Business Correspondent Model in India

Posted: July 16th, 2012 By Grameen Foundation This is a guest post written by Debbie Dean (Project Director, Microsavings Initiative) and Camilla Nestor (Vice President, Financial Services) from Grameen Foundation.   When we launched our microsavings initiative – a three-year project funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that aims to reach 1.45 million new savers …
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Notre Dame, MIT Economists Demonstrate Wage Impacts of Large Microfinance Program

JULY 20, 2012 BY GBE FACTS LEAVE A COMMENT Fonkoze Credit Center – Participants in Chemen Lavi Miyó, a program offered by Fonkoze (a microfinance organization). The participants meet twice a week in Mirebalais, Haiti, to learn basic life skills. Photographer: Laura Elizabeth Poh A major argument in favor of microfinance is that the poor who live in areas …