About Microcredit

Microcredit is programs extending small loans, and other financial services such as savings, to very poor people for self-employment projects that generate income, allowing them to care for themselves and their families. La Maman Mole Motuke lived in a wrecked car in a suburb of Kinshasa, Zaire with her four children. If she could find …

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Alliance of Health and Microfinance

The Health and Microfinance  Alliance, established by the Microcredit Summit Campaign and Freedom from Hunger, provides access to an international team of microfinance, health, and development practitioners, researchers and policy makers working with microfinance organizations around the world to implement and test innovative approaches to address poverty. Independently and collaboratively, the two organizations are working …

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Press must register at regular registration, then check in at Press Room #2, second floor, Mezzanine.    Table of Contents:    See How Microcredit is Changing Africa  (For PDF version, click here).       What About the Other Africa?  (For PDF version, click here).       Microcredit Helps Ease the Burden of AIDS in Africa  (For PDF version, click here).       African Microenterprise AIDS Initiative  (For PDF version, click here).       Building …


Pathways Out of Poverty Book Series

New Pathways Out of Poverty (published in 2011) Available in three languages: English: purchase on Amazon French and Spanish: US $20 (contact us at info[at]microcreditsummit.org to find out how you can purchase a copy) ISBN-13: 978-1565494381 & ISBN-10: 1565494385 Editors: Sam Daley-Harris and Anna Awimbo Chapter 1 | Beyond “Ethical” Financial Services: Developing a Seal of Excellence for Poverty Outreach and …

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Discussion Forum

The Microcredit Summit Secretariat is moderating a discussion group via regular post and E-mail on poverty indicators and measurements to assist our Research Director in monitoring the progress of the campaign. If you would like to participate, please read Poverty Measurement Discussion Group Paper # 1 (in Spanish) (in French), Targeting the Poorest and Covering Costs by David …

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