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Are Haiti's Cholera Victims Warren Buffett's "Girls in the Convertible?"

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 01.31.2012 | Impact
Georgianne Nienaber

Are Fonkoze and Mercy Corps unwittingly helping major stockholders in the reinsurance firm Swiss Re turn Haitian women into Buffett's "girl(s) in the convertible?"

Carly Schwartz

Haiti's Most Important Resource

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Marie Georges is a 45-year-old Haitian mother of six. Until the earthquake devastated her country one year ago, she ran a small business out of her ho...

Top Ten Private Initiatives in Haiti Supplement Big Players in 2010-11

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haiti needs hope -- and so many private initiatives doing so much could do even more -- with your support. There is so much hope for Haiti. Let's fund it.

Zafèn Haitian Microfinance Effort Engages Haitians to Forge a New Future

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haitians like Jean-Patrick Lucien are one reason Zafèn, a new online microfinance program targeting small- and medium-sized businesses in Haiti, has ...

Haitian-American Professionals Returning to Haiti to Help Post-Quake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haitian-Americans are becoming increasingly vital to the reconstruction of Haiti. I accompanied several back to their native land last week to work w...

Build Back Better with Microfinance

Reeta Roy | Posted 10.01.2012 | World
Reeta Roy

As the Haitian government and international donors work to put into place their post-earthquake recovery plans, creating economic hubs outside of ...

Goodbye, Western Union? Overseas Remittances Now ATM to ATM

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Luce

Cash remittances allow people living in cash-hungry countries to receive funds from friends and relatives in cash positive-countries. Before the eart...

Fonkoze Helps Rebuild Haiti through Microfinance Following Earthquake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Unprecedented Collaboration Assists the Most Vulnerable In the pre-dawn hours of Saturday, January 23, an unprecedented joint NGO-military operation ...

Haiti and Synchronicity

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

In the same way that the Blue Helmets maintain peace, we should urgently create Red Helmets at the United Nations scale to organize the humanitarian action.

Creating Hope and Opportunity in Haiti for Extremely Poor Women and their Families

Susan Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Susan Davis

After two years of support -- asset transfers, skill training and social linkages -- over 90% of our program women "graduate" into becoming successful microfinance members.

Microfinance as a Solution: Beggars, Thieves, AIDS and Prostitution

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vivian Norris

At a recent Microfinance Summit, Sam Daley-Harris spoke about making credit available not only to the poorest of the poor, but to those usually excluded from civil society, like beggars and rebels.

Fonkoze: Haitian Diaspora Unites Across U.S.

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

"The Diaspora is the driving force for the economic development of the country, but in order to reach that objective, overseas Haitians need to be organized locally, state-wide, and nationally."