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The Global Partnership Social Investment Fund seeks investments in Latin America

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The NGO Global Partnerships is redefining microfinance and moving beyond the concept of microloans as working capital. It aims to achieve greater impact in reducing poverty by combining these loans with affordable social investments, such as health services, training and low-cost pensions and...

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Vision Banco partners with Habitat to provide low-income housing in Paraguay

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Thousands of low income Paraguayans will be able to make home improvements with credits provided by a Vision Banco-Habitat partnership.

Enactus Strathclyde

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Enactus Strathclyde is a social enterprise set up by students in Scotland. The organisation has a microfinance team, and in addition, works on technology development in order to assist small businesses in less developed countries.

Imperative Initiative for Motivation of Global Care IIMGC

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BACKGROUND: Imperative Initiative for Motivation of Global Care (IIMGC) is an International human right, development and empowerment Non-Governmental Organization registered in Nigeria with special interests in vulnerable population, health, education and economic empowerment. The organization...

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Microfinance project in need of funding, Kenya

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Action First for Progress is a non-governmental organization registered in Kenya - its main objective is poverty alleviation in rural areas and semi-arid areas in Kenya where small business owners are perishing due to lack of economical education. Our project is for educating poor people on how to...

Women Initiative To Eradicate Poverty

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Women Initiative To Eradicate Poverty empowers women through programmes involving income generation, food security, HIV/AIDS awareness, agriculture, and microfinance.

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Joint Village School Construction in Rural Uganda

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On behalf my non-profit, I am trying to raise US$19,000 to build a small school in February 2014 for two villages that share one school that is comprised of three classrooms (1 under a tree, 1 a chalkboard tacked to the side of their mud and stick parish chapel/outstation, and a third is a mud and...

The World Bank Group

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The World Bank is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance. The World Bank is comprised of five insitutions: - International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) - International Development Association (IDA) - International Finance Corporation (IFC) -...

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WIZZIT reaching the Unbanked of South Africa

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It is estimated that 40 percent of South Africa's 45 million population are un-banked or under-banked. However, nearly 60 percent of South Africans have mobile phones. The proliferation of mobile services worldwide has created a unique opportunity to provide social and financial services over the...

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WIZZIT reaching the Unbanked of South Africa

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WIZZIT is a South African company that has developed a mobile phone based banking service for unbanked and underbanked communities.