The Rhode Island Commerce Corporation ( Commerce Corporation or Corporation ) seeks to retain multiple vendors ( Provider , or Lender ) to provide micro-lending
and technical assistance services to entrepreneurs throughout Rhode Island.
The Samuel Adams Brewing the American Dream program is a micro-lending
and coaching program for food and beverage small businesses.
allows individuals to not only build a sustainable future for micro-entrepreneurs, but also a supportive ecosystem for development at the macro level.
Boao: China's big banks are not delivering on their promise to lend more to the smallest firms and are instead "faking" their micro loans, a researcher said yesterday, suggesting a government drive to increase micro-lending
Becoming recognized as a CDFI by the Treasury Department program allows the credit union to compete for grants from the CDFI fund to train its staff as financial counselors and to fund specific programs and products such as micro-lending
and predatory loan alternative products.
platform Kiva has announced a partnership with Qatar's Silatech to develop an online funding programme for young Arab entrepreneurs.
The draft budget includes 1 billion som for affordable credits for farmers and another 1 billion som for creation of micro-lending
organizations in rural municipalities with the purpose to improve living standards of local communities.
You know, we put a huge amount of US taxpayer money every year into education programs in Pakistan, micro-lending
programs, flood relief, all kinds of economic opportunity programs because we believe a strong Pakistan is in our interests," she added.
However, the large amount of people that have been helped with a relatively small amount of money seems to indicate that micro-lending
is a successful aid and poverty reduction tool, even if it is an unsustainable for-profit model.
Islamic Microfinance Model like Akhuwat interest-free micro-lending
is not less than a miracle as it has proven all the existing viewpoints regarding microfinance wrong by providing interest free funding to the poor, Athar Azeem Khan, an economist said.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), working with Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance/ International Executive Service Corps (VEGA/IESC), has identified seven local partners to expand micro-lending
throughout Lebanon: Association of Rural Development (ADR) in the South; Association Entraide Professionnelle (AEP) in Beirut; AlMajmoua in Beirut; Ameen in Hazmieh; Lebanese Cooperative for Development (CLD) in Zalka; Emkan in Beirut; and Makhzoumi Foundation in Beirut.
program will be a core program we offer through the Scott Ford Center," Hill said.