Oikocredit

Type: Organization
Name: Oikocredit
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Fairtrade Foundation unveils initiatives to champion women farmers and boost sales of Fairtrade sugar, cocoa and cotton

At a conference being held in London today (15 October) to celebrate 20 years of the FAIRTRADE Mark in the UK, Michael Gidney, chief executive of the Fairtrade Foundation, will say that after the banking crisis, the horsemeat scandal, the Rana Plaza factory ... [Published Retail Times - Oct 15 2014]
Entities: farmer, Cafédirect, Cocoa
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Villages will be base from which Bandhan will expand: Chandra Shekhar Ghosh

Mumbai: Kolkata-based Bandhan Financial Services Pvt. Ltd is one of two companies ( IDFC Ltd is the other) preparing to convert themselves into banks, having received an ‘in-principle’ approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) six months back. In ... [Published Livemint.com - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Seven Guidelines for Measuring Impact Investing

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Associate, CFI #183666877 / gettyimages.com The impact investing space is growing and benefitting an increasingly diverse array of areas including financial services, agriculture, healthcare, housing, ... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Risk Management Initiative in Microfinance (RIM) Announces Launch of Website Promoting Uniform Standards

Risk Management Initiative in Microfinance (RIM), a platform that promotes adoption of risk management standards in microfinance, has announced the launch of its official website, which aims to provide a “hub for the dissemination of risk management ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Knight and founder of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, opens 6th Annual Toronto International Microfinance Summit, Oct 4

TORONTO, Sept. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto International Microfinance Summit announced today that Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG, Founder and Chairperson of BRAC, the global grassroots organization winning the fight against poverty, will open its 2014 Summit. ... [Published Scottrade - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India’s Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi North East (RGVN) Microfinance Raises $7m in Equity Funding from Norwegian Microfinance Initiative Fund III, Oikocredit of the Netherlands

Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi North East (RGVN), a microfinance institution (MFI) based in the Indian state of Assam, reportedly has raised approximately INR 420 million (USD 6.98 million) in equity funding from new investors [1]. The investors include ... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India’s Ujjivan Financial Services Raises Debt Capital Worth $10m Through Issuance of Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) to International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Ujjivan Financial Services, an Indian microfinance institution (MFI), has raised INR 60 crores (USD 10 million) debt capital by issuing listed, secured and redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the ... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India-based Ujjivan Financial Services Disburses Loans Totaling $166m Via Direct Deposit to Bank Accounts

Ujjivan Financial Services, a Bangalore-based microfinance institution, has disbursed local currency loans totaling the equivalent of USD 166 million, approximately 50 percent of its total loan disbursements this year, directly to customer’s bank accounts. ... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 20 2014 - Updated Jun 20 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: ANZ Royal Bank, Microfinance Institution (MFI) Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL) to Share Branches, ATMs

ANZ Royal Bank (ANZ), a joint venture between the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited (ANZ Group) and the Cambodian Royal Group of Companies, and Hattha Kaksekar Limited (HKL), a Cambodian microfinance institution (MFI), reportedly have entered ... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 20 2014]
First reported May 04 2014 - Updated May 04 2014 - 1 reports

MICROFINANCE EVENT: International Conference of Social and Solidarity Finance, May 8-9, 2014, Bochum, Germany

Event  Name: International Conference of Social and Solidarity Finance Event Date: May 8-9, 2014 Event Location: GLS Bank (Gemeinschaftsbank für Leihen und Schenken eG), Bochum, Germany Cost: The fee to attend the conference is EUR 200 (USD 277) comma ... [Published MicroCapital - May 04 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Seven International Lending Institutions Launch Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF)

The Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF), an alliance focused on creating a sustainable financial market for small agricultural businesses, recently was launched by seven international lending institutions at the 11th Skoll World Forum ... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Council to Expand Responsible Financing for Agriculture

> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Associate, CFI The 450 million smallholder farmers around the world, who comprise the majority of those living in absolute poverty, have an enormous unmet financing need . Such financing requirements ... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Apr 24 2014]

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Image with caption: "Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, KCMG, Founder & Chairperson of BRAC, the world's largest NGO, opens the Oct 4 Summit with keynote entitled "Microfinance Multiplied". (CNW Group/Toronto International Microfinance Summit)" . Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140926_C2128_PHOTO_EN_6047...

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Fairtrade Foundation unveils initiatives to cha... [Published Retail Times - Oct 15 2014]
Villages will be base from which Bandhan will e... [Published Livemint.com - Oct 06 2014]
Seven Guidelines for Measuring Impact Investing [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Oct 02 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Risk Management Initiative ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 30 2014]
Knight and founder of BRAC, the world's largest... [Published Scottrade - Sep 26 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India’s Rashtriya Gramin Vi... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 04 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India’s Ujjivan Financial S... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 30 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India-based Ujjivan Financi... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 15 2014]
Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 23 2014]
Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 23 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: ANZ Royal Bank, Microfinanc... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 20 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Credit Rating Information S... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 09 2014]
MICROFINANCE EVENT: International Conference of... [Published MicroCapital - May 04 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Seven International Lending... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 24 2014]
New Council to Expand Responsible Financing for... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Apr 24 2014]
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Seven Guidelines for Measuring Impact Investing [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Oct 02 2014]
> Posted by Jeffrey Riecke, Communications Associate, CFI #183666877 / gettyimages.com The impact investing space is growing and benefitting an increasingly diverse array of areas including financial services, agriculture, healthcare, housing, ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Risk Management Initiative ... [Published MicroCapital - Sep 30 2014]
Risk Management Initiative in Microfinance (RIM), a platform that promotes adoption of risk management standards in microfinance, has announced the launch of its official website, which aims to provide a “hub for the dissemination of risk management ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India’s Rashtriya Gramin Vi... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 04 2014]
Rashtriya Gramin Vikas Nidhi North East (RGVN), a microfinance institution (MFI) based in the Indian state of Assam, reportedly has raised approximately INR 420 million (USD 6.98 million) in equity funding from new investors [1]. The investors include ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India’s Ujjivan Financial S... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 30 2014]
Ujjivan Financial Services, an Indian microfinance institution (MFI), has raised INR 60 crores (USD 10 million) debt capital by issuing listed, secured and redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) to the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India-based Ujjivan Financi... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 15 2014]
Ujjivan Financial Services, a Bangalore-based microfinance institution, has disbursed local currency loans totaling the equivalent of USD 166 million, approximately 50 percent of its total loan disbursements this year, directly to customer’s bank accounts. ...
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Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 23 2014]
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