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Another great Microcredit Conference, Victoria B.C.
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The Soul of the Next Economy & Local Entrepreneurs
Rotary's microfinance gives local entrepreneurs a hand up
by Maureen McManus Rotary Cub of High River In the past, High River Rotarians Wally Gardiner and Maureen McManus have attended the annual Calgary Microcredit Conference. This has now broadened beyond...
32 days ago by SteveR, 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...
60 days ago by SteveR, 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...
106 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...
110 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...
115 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Global Brigades Calgary is now in Honduras. May 13, 2014
Believers in Internationalization Head to Central America
For many university students, early May marks the end of exams and the beginning of summer work. Not, however, for 19 University of Calgary students who are spending the week in Honduras with Global Brigades. Living...
190 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Honduras - Microcredit & Water
A Thing of Beauty when a Plan comes Together
A new banner celebrating a new water project
- Bev Chinnery, Duncan Stanners and locally based Arnoldo Alvarez are shown in front of the Danli IDH branch office. Danli is several hours drive from the nations'...
191 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Microcredit for Domestic Purposes - High River Alberta
High River, Alberta Canada - Flood relief through Microcredit
Micro finance is normally associated with developing countries and is recognized as the sustainable battle against poverty. A group of innovative Rotarians took this concept to a different plateau when their...
193 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Microcredit - Water Opportunities in Honduras
Honduras Water / Microcredit Project
What do you say to the Priest of a poor community that has been promised a water distribution system for over 30 years with no apparent movement by the authorities in that direction. Rotary says we can deliver. That's exactly what happened...
230 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Rotary International, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Steve Rickard, Micro-credit, Angela Kokott, NEWSTALK 770
Steve Rickard, President of the Rotarian Action Group for Microfinance for Community Development (world wide) talks to Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today, the afternoon drive program on Southern Alberta's talk show powerhouse, NEWS TALK 770 (CHQR). Steve describes the Rotary...
292 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Telemedicine and Microfinance in the Philippines
Pilot test results for the Philippines. (November 2013) The Telemedicine Project sponsored by the Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF) was designed as a way of providing healthcare access, especially preventive healthcare to people in the rural areas of the Philippines....
317 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
2014 Roatan, Honduras - District Conference & Microfinance Insight Tour
Warm, friendly Roatan, Honduras beckons this spring.
A dozen or so of us plan on attending the D4250 Rotary Conference and while there attending the Microfinance Insight Tour of Opportunity International. This much anticipated return engagement will, aside from...
323 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
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