Oikocredit

Type: Organization
Name: Oikocredit
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 4 reports

North East-focused microlender RGVN raises $7M from NMI, Oikocredit & others

Guwahati-based microfinance institution RGVN (North East) Microfinance Ltd (RGVNMFL) has raised Rs 41.8 crore ($7 million) from Norway’s Norwegian Microfinance Initiative (NMI) and Dutch social investor Oikocredit with participation of existing investors ... [Published VC Circle - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Githunguri Dairy plots to cement its place in big league

When 31 disgruntled dairy farmers decided to contribute Sh1 each for every litre of milk sold and register a co-operative in 1961, there was no telling that they were laying the foundation for a multi-billion-shilling business.The enterprise that became ... [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 14 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 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Ujjivan Financial Plans PE Fund Raise

@Ujjivan , a leading microfinance institution with pan-India presence is planning to raise INR 3500 Mn through PE route.Out of total amount, INR 2500 Mn will be the primary infusion and the rest will be to provide part liquidity to the MFI's earlier ... [Published Deal Curry - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 2 reports

Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income Countries

Oikocredit's development financing portfolio stood at EUR 591 million, with EUR 483 million invested in microfinance and the remainder in social enterprises including fair trade organizations, cooperatives and agricultural enterprises.Investments in low-income ... [Published Newswit.com - Jun 23 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 Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 1 reports

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL) Upgrades Rating of Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) Microfinance

Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL), an Indian ratings, research, risk and policy advisory company, has elevated the rating of Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) Microfinance, a microfinance institution (MFI) based in the ... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 09 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]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Solar Market for Base of Pyramid Not So Pico

In an upcoming report on pico solar lighting products (<10W) and solar home systems (<200W) sold primarily to rural communities in Africa and Asia, I cover the unit sales, revenue, and capacity of these small solar photovoltaic systems globally. ... [Published Pike Research - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Feb 04 2014 - Updated Feb 04 2014 - 1 reports

Microfinance Equity Investing: The Early Days of CMEF

> Posted by  Danielle Piskadlo, Senior Program Specialist, CFI The  Investing in Inclusive Finance  program at the Center for Financial Inclusion at Accion explores the practices of investors in inclusive finance. Across areas ... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Feb 04 2014]

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"We are optimistic that this equity raise will help us to reach outout to more underprivileged, thus boosting the region's growth" said Rupali Kalita, managing director at RGVN Microfinance
"In 2014, we'll also be focussing on longer-term programmes for microfinance and agricultural value chains as well as sharing successes to build a community of practice" said Ms Ledesma

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North East-focused microlender RGVN raises $7M ... [Published VC Circle - Jul 16 2014]
North East focused MFI, RGVN Microfinance Limit... [Published Yourstory.in - Jul 15 2014]
RGVN Microfinance Secures Funding From Norwegia... [Published Deal Curry - Jul 15 2014]
RGVN Microfinance raises about Rs 42 crore in f... [Published Economic Times - Jul 15 2014]
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: India-based Ujjivan Financi... [Published MicroCapital - Jul 15 2014]
Githunguri Dairy plots to cement its place in b... [Published Business Daily Africa - Jul 14 2014]
Ujjivan Financial Plans PE Fund Raise [Published Deal Curry - Jun 26 2014]
Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Newswit.com - Jun 23 2014]
Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Michigan Live - Jun 23 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]
Solar Market for Base of Pyramid Not So Pico [Published Pike Research - Apr 14 2014]
Oikocredit Delivers Solid Financial Results [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
Microfinance Equity Investing: The Early Days o... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Feb 04 2014]
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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. ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: ANZ Royal Bank, Microfinanc... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 20 2014]
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 ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Credit Rating Information S... [Published MicroCapital - Jun 09 2014]
Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited (CRISIL), an Indian ratings, research, risk and policy advisory company, has elevated the rating of Evangelical Social Action Forum (ESAF) Microfinance, a microfinance institution (MFI) based in the ...
MICROFINANCE EVENT: International Conference of... [Published MicroCapital - May 04 2014]
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 ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: Seven International Lending... [Published MicroCapital - Apr 24 2014]
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 ...
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Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 23 2014]
Oikocredit Increases Investments in Low-Income ... [Published Financial Services - Jun 23 2014]
Oikocredit Delivers Solid Financial Results [Published Financial Services - Mar 19 2014]
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