Blog posts from Oikocredit UK
“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
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.
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.