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PreetiWali
• 01/13/10
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Are the poor able to save money, even a few pennies a day or a week? The answer is yes, and microfinance institutions around the world are helping them do so by operating savings programs in addition to loans.

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sbrown
• 12/10/09
• Posted in crs, field, poverty, Senegal, spmc
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Sharlene Brown and Jeff Toohig from the Social Performance Management Center at Grameen Foundation are currently in Senegal for a PPI training with Catholic Relief Services partners.

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PreetiWali
• 11/18/09
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When you read about organizations that help the poor, do you wonder how they know they are making a difference? We’re seeing positive results in Haiti, the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Fonkoze, the largest microfinance institution (MFI) in Haiti, is demonstrating that their programs help clients move out of poverty.

For Fonkoze, the mission is clear: target the poor and ultra-poor, mainly women in rural areas, and provide services to meet their special needs.

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