Posts about microfinance

Blog posts from Oikocredit UK

  1. -‘Banking on women’-: How microfinance empowers Kenyan women with small loans

    7 March 2018 at 17:24 - by Archie Pearson - 0 comments

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    “In Africa, there is nothing as important as empowering a woman. When you empower a woman, it’s as if you are helping the whole country. The Kenyan Women Microfinance Bank has empowered me with many things: with education, with knowledge and with money.”-Grace Njoroge

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  2. Oikocredit and the Client Protection Principles

    2 December 2014 at 10:02 - by Monica Middleton, Valeer Damen - 0 comments

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    Eugene Ellmen, the national representative of our office in Canada, is an expert on social impact investing. He regularly blogs on SocialFinance.ca. In April 2013, he wrote a nice post about safeguarding microfinance clients' protection.

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  3. Would you recognise opportunity in West-Africa?

    4 November 2014 at 11:03 - by Monica Middleton, Valeer Damen - 0 comments

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    The region we call 'West-Africa' is larger than the EU. Mariam Dao Gabala, who has been its regional manager for Oikocredit, talks about local conditions, challenges and opportunities.

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