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  1. This animation explains how to hold a meeting. We discuss the core activities that need to occur at all meetings. This is the sixth out of six microfinance animations in this animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based program. SAWBO...
  2. 2009-04-20 Nearly forty percent of humanity lives on an average of two dollars a day or less. If you've never had to survive on an income so small, it is hard to imagine. How would you put food on the table, afford a home, and educate your children? How would you handle emergencies and old age? Every day,...
  3. This animation describes the concept of fines that can be applied when one misses a group meeting and in the same order, fines that can be applied when one misses a savings payment. It is the third animation out of six in the microfinance animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders...
  4. In this animation, you will learn the steps necessary to start every meeting in a savings group and then the process of taking a loan. It is the fourth animation out of six in the microfinance animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a Michigan State University based...
  5. One key aspect of those who live in poverty is a lack of options. Personal finances are one area in which lack of options can have a huge impact on a family and community. Sometimes income and/or expenses are irregular, leaving folks vulnerable. The opportunity to borrow a small amount of money...
  6. 2010-01-20 The microfinance revolution has allowed more than 150 million poor people around the world to receive small loans without collateral, build up assets, and buy insurance. The idea that providing access to reliable and affordable financial services can have powerful economic and social effects has...
  7. 2001-01-20 Some people tout microfinance as the most important tool now available for fighting poverty while still others doubt its contribution to the "truly" poor. This volume offers a reasoned, moderate voice on the virtues and problems of microfinance. Drawing on the success story of Bolivia, Rhyne...
  8. AccessAgriculture Training Video From the moment a member has saved a certain amount, he or she can start borrowing money to run any kind of business. By saving money together as a group, we can help small businesses to flourish and help each other out in the village.
  9. Connecting practice and research ISSN1755-1978 (Print) |1755-1986 (Online) Since 1990,Enterprise Development & Microfinance(EDM)has offered practice-based insights into the role of markets, enterprises and financial services in reducing poverty and stimulating economic development. This...
  10. We are inspired to connect, to create and to champion lasting change for poor and vulnerable people around the globe. With our shared belief in a just world and an understanding that we achieve more together, we strive each day to work collaboratively to carry out our mission. Our strategy helps...