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Banking on a better future

27/08/2014 - Source: News feed for: Oikocredit International

Finance Trust Bank is a Ugandan microfinance bank and Oikocredit partner which was founded in 1984 to give women access to financial services. The bank was founded by a group of women who realised that the reason women were more economically disadvantaged in Uganda was because of their lack of access to financial services. Today… Read more »


40 years of the GLS Bank – looking back in a special edition of their newsletter

26/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language Undefined As one of the oldest ethical banks in the world, the GLS Bank celebrated it’s 40iest anniversary with a multitude of events. In a special edition of their newsletter (only in german language) our founding member looks back on these summer days. Read more   Tags:  INAISE members NEWS GLS Bank Bochum Gernany


Le Portail de la Microfinace au Sénégal – Lettre d’information N° 29 – Août 2014

26/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English Another issue of the newsletter of the senegalese microfinance portal has been published (in french). Read more here Tags:  INAISE NEWS Microfinance Senegal Education


WFTO Has Moved To A New Location

26/08/2014 - Source: IFAT Fair Trade Newsfeed

The WFTO Global Office has moved to a new location since 26 August 2014. Below is our new address and…


WFTO Has Moved To A New Location

26/08/2014 - Source: IFAT Fair Trade Newsfeed

The WFTO Global Office has moved to a new location since 26 August 2014. Below is our new address and…


High Design: Small Homes for Incomes of 15K or Less

25/08/2014 - Source: SolidarityEconomy.net

This Genius Project Would Create Tiny Homes For People Making Less Than $15,000 A Year By Robbie Couch    SolidarityEconomy.net via Huffington Post Aug 22, 2014 – Another American city is embracing the idea of small homes that’ll make a big difference. The city of Portland, Oregon, is nearing approval of construction for tiny home communities… Read more »


The role of civil society in keeping vigil over the human rights implications of states’ social protection policies, programmes and activities

24/08/2014 - Source: UNRISD | News & Views | English

One of the fundamental roles that civil society organizations play is to ensure that states respect and promote the fundamental right to social protection and provide for vulnerable and marginalized members of society. To do this, civil society organizations must firstly actively monitor the social protection provisioning of the relevant state actors. Secondly, they have… Read more »


High Design: Meet Baxter, a New Kind of Industrial Robot

21/08/2014 - Source: SolidarityEconomy.net

A smarter, safer new industrial robot could bring automation to new areas of manual work and help many U.S. manufacturers regain a competitive edge.


Study visit to Mexico

21/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation and the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank are organising a similar learning event in Mexico from 5 to 8 November 2014 with the local logistical support of the Asociación Mexicana de Uniones de Crédito del Sector Social (AMUCSS). The topic is “Agricultural insurance for smallholder… Read more »


Study visit to Mexico

21/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English The Grameen Crédit Agricole Foundation and the Multilateral Investment Fund of the Inter-American Development Bank are organising a similar learning event in Mexico from 5 to 8 November 2014 with the local logistical support of the Asociación Mexicana de Uniones de Crédito del Sector Social (AMUCSS). The topic is “Agricultural insurance for smallholder… Read more »


Certificate in Socially Responsible Finance programme – inscription still possible

20/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language Undefined Participants from Denmark, Germany, Switzerland, the United States and Panama have already signed up for the next Certificate in Socially Responsible Finance programme starting in September 2014. Who’s the next? A last minute application is still possible! Read more here and find details about the course here. Or save the date for next… Read more »


ADFIAP expands development finance news reach via CDFA partnership

19/08/2014 - Source: ADFIAP

ADFIAP’s partnership with the Columbus, Ohio-based Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA) has resulted in the launch of a new monthly enewsletter called the “CDFA-ADFIAP International Development Update” which features international development finance news from the U.S. and the Asia-Pacific region that reaches to over 27,000 recipients worldwide. This new publication is part of the… Read more »


Like INAISE, participate in the Convergences World Forum!

19/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English On September 8, 9, and 10 in Paris, more than 5,000 international professionals will come together to develop responses to the social and environmental challenges affecting the countries of the North and South. Register now! 3 days and 3 nights to co-create tomorrow’s solutions 5 000 participants 200 partner organizations 300 high-level speakers… Read more »


Charity borrowing on the increase, suggesting sector’s confidence is growing

19/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English Charity borrowing on the increase, suggesting sector’s confidence is growing The value of loans approved by Charity Bank for charities and other social sector organisations almost doubled in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period last year. Over the first six months of this year, Charity Bank approved loans worth… Read more »


Newsletter of the Mont-Blanc Meetings (MBM) – July 2014

19/08/2014 - Source: INAISE

Language English Read more about the International Forum of Social and Solidarity Economy Entrepreneurs here Tags:  INAISE NEWS France

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