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WPF Quarterly Progams Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

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By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

WPF Quarterly Programs Update: Quarter 1 – 2017

Daniel Zoltani Field Team Blogs, Foundation News, Microcredit 0 Comments

By Daniel Zoltani, WPF Global Programs Director with contributions from our field team: Brian Doe, Zoe So, Claire Kelly, and Roxana Newton During Quarter 1, we disbursed $571,000 to our microfinance partners and celebrated a milestone of 2 million microloans funded since inception. Our field team visited 15 countries. Latin …

Microfinance Institutions of the Year Make an Impact in their Communities

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In January 2015, we launched the Microfinance Institution (MFI) of the Year Award to acknowledge and appreciate our outstanding partners demonstrating leadership in the microfinance industry both regionally and globally.  The award features organizations that continue to responsibly provide sound financial services while incorporating new, more and/or better products and services for …

The MFI of the Year for Africa/MENA Region Awarded to INMAA in Morocco

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The MFI of the Year for Africa/MENA region was awarded to our partner in Morocco, INMAA, an organization that has demonstrated consistent growth over recent years. Following a 2009-10 crisis of the once celebrated Moroccan microfinance sector, INMAA had lost half its clients. This crisis was due to unchecked rapid growth, over-indebtedness …