Are you interested in learning how to reduce poverty with sustainable investments, and sharing this with your community?
Please join us at our pilot informational meeting with Oikocredit Executive Director Terry Provance, and other like minded folk. You will learn more about Oikocredit, and its mission, and how microcredit has helped elevate global citizens out of poverty. Oikocredit is one of the world’s largest sources of private funding to the microfinance sector.
Oikocredit provides credit and equity to small businesses through microfinance institutions across the developing world and directly to trade cooperatives, fair trade organizations, and small to medium sized enterprises. Oikocredit has raised over $500 million dollars, reached 17 million people through their MFI partners, and have conducted 842 projects in places like Haiti after the earthquake, in conjunction with MFIs like Fonkoze and also with organizations like the Grameen Foundation to measure MFI's and their borrower's progress out of poverty.
For more information on Oikocredit, please visit www.oikocredit.org
Register at: http://microcreditcoalition.eventbrite.com/
Date: Monday, December 13th
Venue: 230 Dodge Hall, Northeastern University
When & Where
Social Enterprise Institute
The Social Enterprise Institute is grounded in the belief that business can be a powerful tool in helping to alleviate poverty in the developing world.