Posts about poverty alleviation

Blog posts from Oikocredit UK

  1. Do you agree with Angus Deaton?

    20 October 2015 at 10:29 - by David Woods - 0 comments

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    With the announcement of the 2015 Nobel Prizes earlier this month, it was interesting to see the economics prize going to Angus Deaton, a Scottish professor (albeit based in the US) with outspoken views on inequality, foreign aid and poverty measurement — all issues central to Oikocredit’s work and mission.

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  2. At the forefront of sustainable development using investors’ capital

    2 July 2015 at 13:51 - by Monica Middleton - 0 comments

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    40 years of existing is reason enough to celebrate. But even more so when one’s birth marked the beginning of a world-wide movement founded on the principles of justice, self-reliance and economic empowerment for all, with a mission to alleviate conditions of poverty by providing credit and resources to the most disadvantaged, financially-excluded, “unbankable” communities in the world.

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