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Calls Grow for a New Microloans Model6 days ago
Opportunity International Canada - 2014 Financials139 days ago
Indianapolis Rotary Sponsors Bank in Calnali, Mexico155 days ago
Ultra Poor Graduation Program with BRAC & Rotary155 days ago
Multi Year Economic Development in Honduras159 days ago
The Soul of the Next Economy & Local Entrepreneurs178 days ago
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Ending poverty together one small loan at a time.
RAGM is a group of Rotarians providing leadership and guidance to other Rotarians in the elimination of poverty through microfinance.
Our Publications
Calls Grow for a New Microloans Model
454_788733747_3.jpgNew scholarly research showing that tiny loans to poor entrepreneurs fail to raise incomes prompts fresh debate, By ERIC BELLMAN -  Wall Street Journal March 17, 2015 5:30 p.m. ET Some of the world's top experts in microlending recently gathered to debate a hot topic: Has the microloan boom of the last decade actually helped global efforts to lift people out of poverty? The event was prompted by the latest...6 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Opportunity International Canada - 2014 Financials
453_591888586_3.jpgSome people say we are in the "family business" and I would have to agree with that. Opportunity International is all about giving hope, dignity and a future to families all over the world. I am pleased to say that this is exactly what you will read in this year's annual report. We have not shifted from our values, other than to draw closer to who we truly are as an organization. We are about listening to our clients,...139 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Indianapolis Rotary Sponsors Bank in Calnali, Mexico
452_997297657_3.jpgRotary Club of Indianapolis, Indiana -  Calnali Mexico Microfinance Project Sara is obviously proud of the microcredit work done in conjunction with her Rotary partners. They have successfully grown in five years, to include 243 borrowers with an average loan size of just over $200 drawn from a loan portfolio of about $50,000. In this report, Sara Anne Hook, from the Rotary Club of Indianapolis, Indiana...155 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Ultra Poor Graduation Program with BRAC & Rotary
451_556515322_3.jpgThe BRAC Ultra Poor Graduation Initiative: Tackling Global Poverty from the Bottom The BRAC Ultra Poor Graduation Initiative is a movement to end ultra poverty, anchored by BRAC, by catalyzing the global adoption and implementation of its Graduation program through advocacy, cultivation of collaborative partnerships and expansion and scale up of the program in its international operations. Rotary...155 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
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The Soul of the Next Economy & Local Entrepreneurs
449_452050261_3.jpgRotary'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 international development to include the areas...178 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Honduras, Rotary & the Canadian Government
445_216142601_3.jpgThe 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 multi-year, high impact, collaborative,...206 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Rotary Supports Microcredit Forum in Calgary October 2014
441_161997636_3.jpgCorporate 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 October 3-4, 2014 to discuss the changing...252 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Grant for Honduras
438_240543100_3.jpgDeepak 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 reciting some of the recent accomplishments of...256 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
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