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Helping many Businesses with Microcredit5 days ago
How Do Rotary Values align with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?6 days ago
Two Thumbs up for Poverty Inc.28 days ago
Ending Ultra Poverty28 days ago
New Year's Message from Bill Fitzsimmons39 days ago
Short History of a Rotary Microcredit Program43 days ago
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Eliminating Poverty Through Empowering People
RAGM is a group of Rotarians providing leadership and guidance to other Rotarians in the elimination of poverty through microfinance.
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Helping many Businesses with Microcredit
583_154320769.jpgTHE ROTARY FOUNDATION GRANT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING THE PROJECT:  In 2012, the Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise, California USA was awarded the first Rotary Foundation microfinance grant performed in a developed country. The grant was financially supported by eleven Rotary districts and had a value of US$240,476.  It was focused on building the financial competency of low income Hispanic women living in Ventura...5 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
How Do Rotary Values align with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?
582_605696095.jpgSustainable Development Goals and Rotary There are seventeen Global Goals in the SDG roster of poverty reduction programs and Rotary has been at work for its 100 plus year history on most if not all of these initiatives for years. Ironically except for those directly involved in funding or implementing the SDGs there seems to be, in relative terms, little uptake by the public. Rotarians are leaders in...6 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Two Thumbs up for Poverty Inc.
578_447343773.jpg Personal recommendation for Poverty, Inc. Poverty, Inc. is an excellent documentary giving insight into the world of humanitarian relief and the unintended consequences of giving without regard to sustainability. The 94 minute film challenges current perceptions of global charity and promotes entrepreneurship as an effective alternative to alleviating world poverty. One of the movie's tenets...28 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
Ending Ultra Poverty
580_700680361.jpgSAVE THE DATE! JUNE 28, 2018 - ENDING ULTRA-POVERTY SUMMIT Rotarians: Let's work with our global network of Rotarians and key partners including CARE, FINCA and Solar Ear to build a movement to end Ultra-Poverty by 2030! Please mark your calendars for a one-day summit to be held on June 28, 2018 in Toronto Canada as a post-Rotary Convention event. Venue will be downtown Toronto in the vicinity of other...28 days ago by SDR, Category: Microcredit
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New Year's Message from Bill Fitzsimmons
576_193478213.jpg January 1st, 2018, marks the half way point in this Rotary year. I write to extend on behalf our entire team of Honduras Economic and Community Development Program volunteers,  a Happy New Year and our congratulations to you for your help in raising $55,000 to our $70,000 USD budget.  I reference...39 days ago by Steve, Category: Microcredit
Short History of a Rotary Microcredit Program
577_921424176.jpgA vision is how this Rotary project started six years ago as most Rotary projects do - with a vision to transform the recipient's lives by freeing them from endless cycles of poverty. But how to make a difference? The difference is made through small affordable business loans which lend a hand up...43 days ago by Steve, Category: Microcredit
Calgary Firm invests in Honduras
567_563690344.JPGLocal (Calgary) Coffee Roastery Phil & Sebastian Purchased its Own Coffee Farm in Honduras More than 4,000 trees are planted there and the coffee beans will be ready for roasting in 2022. Avenue Calgary By Danyael Halprin On their quest to present our city with only the finest...47 days ago by Steve, Category: Microcredit
2018 Insight Trip to Honduras
568_254852453.JPGDiscover the need - Apply the solution Trip dates April 9-14, 2018 Instituto Para el Desarrollo Hondureno (IDH), has been working as a microfinance not-for-profit organization for 40 years serving poor entrepreneurs with loans and training in nine provinces  throughout the country.  Honduras is...113 days ago by Steve, Category: Microcredit
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