My niece Sarah is one of the do-gooders with an entrepreneurial bent who's blurring nonprofit and for-profit activities.
Through micro-lending, Ind...
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To empower entrepreneurs in low-income communities, Whole Foods Market's foundation has partnered with a microfinance organization to help budding bus...
By MATTHEW PENNINGTON, Associated Press
NEW YORK — Just before the global financial crisis struck in 2008, Bangladeshi Nobel Peace Prize laureate...
Can microfinance, a system that works so well in rural pockets of developing countries, be effectively applied to America's urban centers?
Supporters of microfinance around the world stand in support of Dr. Yunus and are doing their best to help resolve this situation.
With the advent of sites like Kiva, the popularity of microlending is spreading, and may soon rival nonprofit donations as the prominent method of sup...
While resources are critical to support emergency relief efforts in Haiti, the bigger challenges are in finding sustainable long-term solutions that empower the Haitians to rebuild their country.
Finance conversations during the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival tend to center around distribution deals and the price of heeled boots, so discussions about economic motivators to end domestic poverty are particularly refreshing.
I want to congratulate filmmaker, Gayle Ferraro, whom I met when she first began this journey of making To Catch a Dollar, which premiered Saturday night at Sundance with Dr. Muhammad Yunus present.
Please President Obama...don't listen to the banking tennis buddies...channel Stanley Ann, that vibrant spirit watching over you! She is in you and you will do the right thing.
No one can crush the spirit of those who are doing what they love to do, and sharing it with us.
Grameen will apply to act as a savings bank and will be partners with the largest Credit Union in the country to provide microcredit for the poor in the US.
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