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18th Microcredit Summit

Join us in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., on March 15-17, 2016, for another great microfinance conference!

"Poor people didn’t create poverty. It's the system that created the poverty. And, if we want to end poverty, we have to change the system." 
-- Professor Muhammad Yunus 


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The Microcredit Summit Campaign, in partnership with the Arab Gulf Programme for Development (AGFUND), invites you to the 18th Microcredit Summit in Abu Dhabi, U.A.E., on March 14-17, 2016 at the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers.

The Summit agenda will engage delegates in a thoughtful discussion around effective ways to reach the most vulnerable and marginalized and the microfinance services and financial inclusion strategies that promote inclusive, sustainable economic growth and social empowerment that helps improve their lives. View the agenda here.

The 18th Microcredit Summit will be an opportunity for a wide range of stakeholders to promote best practices and engage in a thoughtful discussion around the challenges and opportunities in using microfinance as tool that can help us contribute to ending extreme poverty. This Summit will serve as a platform for innovations that use microfinance and other financial services and products as tools that facilitate movement out of poverty. Download the Summit overview package.


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Thank you for your continued support and we hope you will join us in Abu Dhabi March 2016! Email us with your questions or comments at . To receive regular updates to the 18th Microcredit Summit agenda, sign up for the Campaign Bulletin.

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