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ShelterBox and Rotary International
Social Entrepreneurship for Dummies
Another great Microcredit Conference, Victoria B.C.
Global Grants for Microcredit Projects
The RAGM Global Grants Committee can assist Rotary Clubs and Districts with Rotary Foundation Global Grant projects, particularly microcredit projects. For assistance or guidelines for Global Grants, please contact Keith Axtell, Committee Chair, at email@example.com. The...
1 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Ebola In America and one Rotarians plea for help
Ebola in America - the story and what Rotary is being invited to do about it.
the story of how Ebola has arrived in Dallas. In this news clip from
there is a video overviewing what is known about the apparent bridging of the accepted...
6 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Honduras, Rotary & the Canadian Government
The Power of Rotary in Honduras - Honduras Economic and Community Development (HECD)
How District 5360 Clubs have set the bar for international projects in the new RI directives What started as a District 5360 Microcredit Task Force initiative in 2012 has evolved into a...
27 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Ebola - What's wrong now in Africa & how Microcredit will help
Amidst the Ebola crisis in Liberia, West Africa
there is a small but determined group of microcredit borrowers fighting back. Deborah Lindholm, founding President of Foundation For Women says that by reaching all the FFW families / borrowers with chlorine bleach we will...
38 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Letters for Liberia - Why Rotarians Can Make a Difference
There are many reasons why Rotarians join Rotary. As relayed by a District Governor recently we all have a "Rotary Moment", the moment as a Rotarian where you realize that you can make a difference. It may be a difference in the life of a child in your district or a difference in the...
42 days ago by RAGM, Category: Microcredit
Rotary Supports Microcredit Forum in Calgary October 2014
Corporate leaders to gather in Calgary in October 2014 to discuss the role of business in addressing social issues and sustainable development.
More than 300 business leaders, students and organizations will gather in Calgary for the Soul of the Next Economy Forum on...
74 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Grant for Honduras
Deepak Obhrai (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and for International Human Rights) MP Calgary East was a guest speaker at the home of Results Calgary coordinator Randy Rudolf during a recent summer BBQ. In the picture Michael Gretton introduces Deepak by...
77 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Celebrating 40 Years in Honduras
In 1974 Opportunity International's implementing partner in Honduras, Instituto para el Desarrollo Hondureno (locally known as IDH) was born with a desire to help low-income people through business training seminars. In 1977 this evolved to supporting small and micro entrepreneurs...
82 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Maintaining Microcredit Relevance
It is always encouraging to see subsequent generations carrying on ideas that had merit in their day but needed to have newer ideas to remain relevant. In this case the Calgary Microcredit Conference held over the last five years (and deferred to the Social Enterprise World...
105 days ago by CMC-2011, Category: Microcredit
Honduras Economic & Community Development (HECD) - OIC, IDH & Maria Elena & Arnoldo Alvarez
For years, Jannalee Anderson has been traveling from Canada to Honduras with a group from her church, bringing medical supplies for the rural doctors and visiting with the Honduran people in the villages. She is a friendly, caring woman with a soft heart and a great deal of compassion for...
127 days ago by BChinnery, Category: Microcredit
The Honduras Economic & Community Development Story - Introducing the Characters
In order to enjoy and appreciate a good story, we identify with the characters and get to know them. Honduras is a character of it's own. A beautifully rugged Central American country. Situated just south of Mexico and Guatemala, it is a stunningly Caribbean, Spanish laced, tropical...
128 days ago by BChinnery, Category: Microcredit
The Mid-Point Report of a Microcredit Project
As the Honduras Economic & Community Development Team (HECD) moves ahead with future planning phases in Honduras, and another wonderful trip through the country, it's important that we continue to stay the course with the existing project, a $135,000 microcredit loan pool and operations...
149 days ago by BChinnery, Category: Microcredit
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