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HECD Curling Bonspiel - Banff - 28 Nov 2015
467_523895422_3.jpgOpportunity International & Calgary West Rotary Club Present Calgary West Rotary Club and Opportunity International Canada are jointly hosting a Curling Bonspiel on November 28, 2015 at the Banff Recreation Center located at 100 Norquay Road, Banff, Alberta.  The Bonspiel...19 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Microcredit Task Force Committee Minutes - 28 Aug 2015
466_541717688_3.jpgHonduras Economic and Community Development Meeting: August 28, 2015 Attendees: Chris Ritter, Steve Rickard, Duncan Stanners, Gail Williams, Lori Farley, Tazim, Asaria, Judith Shearer, Judy Cochran HECD Phase III - Project Overview Chris explained how...21 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Creating an HECD Fundraising Plan for $150,000
465_324310461_3.jpgHECD Phase III Planning Guide Honduras Economic and Community Development (HECD) Phase III Goal:  To raise up to $150,000 for the newly established Santa Barbara Branch office of IDH, located in Santa Barbara Honduras.  Funds will be used primarily for the loan...61 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Microcredit Committee Meeting Minutes July 2015
464_703677866_3.jpgHonduras Economic and Community Development Minutes of the July Committee Meeting Meeting held at the Grey Eagle Hotel, Calgary on Friday July 24, 2015 Attendees: Chris Ritter, Steve Rickard, Duncan Stanners, Gail Williams, Tony Knight, Lori Farley, Tazim, Asaria,...73 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Peace through Economic Development
463_255083031_3.jpgCrime and Community Development There is a positive correlation between crime rates and poverty and together they weaken communities by dwindling resources. Microcredit can strengthen communities through economic development by providing access to the essential component...109 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Self sustaining water project in Honduras through Microcredit
457_734561655_3.jpgPartnerships Make the Near Impossible Seem Routine Rotarians Steve Rickard, Chris Ritter, Jim Louttit and Duncan Stanners from the Calgary West Rotary Club, D5360 visited Honduras on April 18th to 24th, 2015, along with representatives from the Canadian government Department...138 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
President's Message 2015 - 2016
462_751407358_3.jpgBom Dia As we all head toward sunny Sao Paulo, Brazil for the annual Rotary International Convention, my comments are brief. Both MicroFinance and Rotary are about leveraging our resources. It's about leveraging our money and our talents.  Being from Detroit where they...143 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
MICROCREDIT The Bigger Picture
461_540619055_3.jpg MICROCREDIT The Bigger Picture A video by Holly Mosher After two years in Bangladesh, visiting with the Grameen Bank while producing the Bonsai People - The Vision of Muhammad Yunus (, film producer and director Holly Mosher...144 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
The Honduras Program (HECD) at District Conference
460_666744814_3.jpgMICROCREDIT TODAY - Discussion Notes on 2015 DisCon 5360 Breakout Session By Judy Cochran - Calgary West Rotary Club Presenters: Calgary West Rotarians Steve Rickard, Duncan Stanners, and Chris Ritter Steve begins by recalling how all...144 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Grameen Foundation In Times of Change
459_280161698_3.jpg Great leadership and a classy departure are the signs of a true visionary. Alex Counts (who humorously noted that his was one of the few names that existed as a full sentence) tells about his life and times at the helm of the Grameen Foundation. It is a truism that acknowledging the...146 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Can Microfinance End Poverty?
458_857337262_3.jpgWorld Bank Study - Microcredit in Bangladesh is "substantially responsible for improving people's lives" Responding to recent information (Wall Street Journal - Call for New Microcredit Models) saying "New scholarly research showing that tiny loans to poor entrepreneurs...159 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Microcredit Summit Campaign Joins World Bank's Financial Inclusion Efforts
456_452701303_3.jpgFinancial Access & Inclusion are Stepping Stones out of Poverty The Microcredit Summit Campaign joins the World Bank Group and their coalition of partners -- including MasterCard, Visa, Mandiri, the State Bank of India, Equity Bank, and Bandhan -- in making a commitment to...165 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
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