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January Greendrinks - hosted by Re-Vision Labs with featured non-profit Oikocredit USA

Event Date: 
01/12/2010 - 5:30pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Evo
122 NW 36th St
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 206.973.4470

Location

Evo
122 NW 36th St
Seattle, WA 98107
United States
Phone: 206.973.4470

Ignacio Mas from the Gates Foundation Speaks about Technology and Microfinance

Event Date: 
06/08/2010 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Event Location: 
Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

... Motorbikes criss-crossing dirt roads armed with hand-held devices
... Rural farmers banking via cellphones
... Women logging online to track monthly sales from their food stalls

What do these scenes from developing countries have in common? Many of them are made possible by $470 million dollars in targeted microfinance grants from the Gates Foundation - enabling millions of people to leapfrog past old technologies on their way to gaining access to credit markets, safe banks, and reliable sources of funding.

Location

Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

Microfinance and Microbrews featuring Vittana.org

Event Date: 
11/18/2009 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Event Location: 
Spitfire
2219 4th Ave
Seattle, WA
United States

This November, SeaMo hosts Vittana, the Seattle-based microfinance organization that is bringing student loans to the developing world through the power of person-to-person microfinance. Vittana CEO, Kushal Chakrabarti will be talking about “Education Microfinance: A New Generation of Borrowers.”

Time: Doors open at 5:30pm, presentation begins at 6:15

RSVP: http://www.seattlemicrofinance.org/microfinance-and-microbrews-featuring...

Suggested Donation of $5

Location

Spitfire
2219 4th Ave
Seattle, WA
United States
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