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Investing Worldwide, Making Local Impact: Financial Institutions

Written by Ceciel Berden on 31 January 2024

What are financial institutions, and how do they positively impact the lives of many entrepreneurs in emerging markets? Get to know the financial institutions you can support!

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Celebrating Together: A Global Holiday Journey

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Chiara Capodacqua on 20 December 2023

It's the season to celebrate, and and we invite you on a worldwide adventure exploring Christmas traditions. Explore how entrepreneurs you've supported commemorate the holiday in different corners of the world.

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Uplifting Rural Uzbekistan: The Role of Renesans Microfinance

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Chiara Capodacqua on 6 December 2023

Did you know that MFIs play a key role in Uzbekistan? Thanks to Renesans, many entrepreneurs are improving their lifestyle and expanding their businesses through transformative solutions that overcome the obstacles posed by lack of access to banking services.

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3 Transformative Types of Microfinancing in Africa

funding gap emerging marketsInvestingWritten by Charity Nyawira on 22 November 2023

Embark on a compelling narrative journey into the realm of Microfinance in Africa, guided by our writer hailing from the heart of Kenya, Charity. In this article she unveils the vital significance of Micro, Small, and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) within the continent's landscape.

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A Day In The Life - Kenya: Are These Everyday Businesses Benefitting From Microfinancing?

funding gap emerging marketsStoriesWritten by Charity Nyawira on 25 October 2023

Join our Kenyan writer Charity, as she takes us through her typical day in Nairobi. Charity introduces us to the small entrepreneurs she regularly visits. However, this time, she goes beyond experiencing their services. Charity asks them about their experiences as entrepreneurs - uncovering their challenges, and successes, and exploring their financing needs and possibilities.

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New: Empowering Entrepreneurs in the South Pacific with SPBD

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Chiara Capodacqua on 23 October 2023

Imagine the serene islands of the South Pacific. Now, you wouldn’t immediately think of developing a business there, but local entrepreneurs do exist on the remote islands of Tonga and Samoa! Let’s discover how the Microfinance Institutions network of SPBD makes opportunities bloom for local entrepreneurs.

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New: Espoir for Female Entrepreneurs in Ecuador

funding gap emerging marketsUpdatesWritten by Lynn Hamerlinck on 4 October 2023

The Ecuadorian NGO Espoir has been providing microcredit loans across 6 different provinces of the country since 1992. They aim to fight poverty in Ecuador by offering microloans, business education, and health services to low-income microentrepreneurs.

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