LovelyCompanies.com

A blog about sustainability, customer service, corporate social responsibility, venture philanthropy and more…

Entries Tagged as 'Microfinance'

TED Talk: Tackling poverty with patient capitalism

May 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Charities, Lovely People, Microfinance, Philanthropy, Venture Philanthropy

Jacqueline Novogratz, founder and CEO of the Acumen Fund and author of The Blue Sweater, shares stories of how “patient capital” can bring sustainable jobs, goods, services – and dignity – to the world’s poorest.

[Read more →]

Tags:

Microlending at Kiva

October 10th, 2008 · 1 Comment · Microfinance, Non profit

I first came across Jessica Flannery of Kiva.org when she spoke at Thinking Digital earlier this year. The success of Kiva is a truly inspiring story and the project has had a significant impact on many small businesses in developing countries across the world. Check out this video of Jessica and her co-founder and husband [...]

[Read more →]

Tags: