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Board of Directors
Calgary Microcredit Conference 2011
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...
11 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...
16 days ago by SDR, 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...
48 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...
51 days ago by RAGM, Category: Microcredit
Greetings To All
It is hard to believe the 2013-14 year is almost over with the upcoming RI Convention just ahead of us. This year, RAGM has several exciting events happening at the Convention. The first is our "Microfinance: Interest to Action" breakout session on...
165 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Welcome Message from Wilf Wilkinson
Wilf Wilkinson - Treasurer, RAGM
During my year as President, I saw where Rotarians in many countries had helped the Villagers, particularly the women of those villages lift themselves out of poverty through the opportunities provided by Microfinance. It had allowed them...
173 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Supporting Honduras Community Development
Two sustainable Water Project in Honduras with the potential for 3:1 Canadian Federal Government Match
Please see how you can participate in the magic of matching Rotary grants and other donations is making a difference in the rural villages of Honduras. Greater access to...
178 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Rotarian Action Group For Microfinance & Community Development Call For Nominations
Friends, The leadership of the Rotarian Action Group for Microfinance & Community Development (RAGM) is seeking the input of RAGM members on the issue of Nominees for the RAGM Board of Directors. The RAGM Nominations Committee seeks to complete its slate of nominations with the...
211 days ago by SDR, Category: Events
HiMat - Community Development in Pakistan
What Is Himat?
by Michael & Judie Bopp
Himat is a small, catalytic and amazingly effective area development initiative in one of the most remote regions of northern Pakistan. It is the brainchild of veteran international development practitioners Michael and Judie...
212 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Microcredit Graduation Program
Microfinance solutions have provided the poor with financial access like never before. Microfinance Institutes (MFIs) have been able to demonstrate the usefulness of Microfinance in assisting large populations overcome poverty. However, rapid emergence of the sector has taken place in...
251 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Honduras Economic & Community Development Update
HECD Progress with Microcredit Funding
There are a few exciting updates regarding the success of the Micro Credit project in Honduras... everything is running smoothly and is on track as planned.. 1. The new loans officers were hired and trained, and 2 new motorcycles...
251 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Is Microcredit alleviating Poverty?
Microcredit generally benefits borrowers, according to new research focused on Mexico's biggest for-profit microlender - but it's not lifting people out of poverty.
In a multi-year, randomized evaluation of microloans provided by Compartamos Banco, Yale University economist...
259 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
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