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Networks and Partnerships

Banking With The PoorThe Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP Network) is Asia’s microfinance network that works towards building efficient, large-scale sustainable organizations. 

Month of MicrofinanceNetwork of students, professionals, and others interested in microfinance. Their purpose is to promote April as the “Month of Microfinance” and they encourage MFIs and microfinance networks to host events and contests to promote microfinance.

Global PartnershipsEngages the business community and others in advancing sustainable solutions to poverty in Latin America.

Next BillionThis will unleash a wave of entrepreneurship, collaboration and wealth creation, turning the newly connected into a powerful force in the world economy.

Seattle Microfinance (SeaMo)Seattle based microfinance organization that helps other microfinance organizations develop and grow in the Pacific Northwest.

Seep NetworkSEEP is an association of more than 40 North American private and voluntary organizations that support micro and small enterprise programs in the developing world.


Acumen FundA non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty.

Basix IndiaA leading Microfinance and livelihood institution in India.

CGAPCGAP is continually striving to deliver credit lines to those who would otherwise never be in a position to be offered them.

Five Talents OrganizationA Christian organization dedicated to microbusiness and microcredit lending.

HOPE InternationalHOPE International is a Christian, faith-based non-profit organization focused on alleviating physical and spiritual poverty through microenterprise development.

KIVAMicrofinance Lender that caters to small donors and has many outreach programs to college campuses and businesses.

Microfinance IndiaOne of the leading microfinance organizations in India.

Oiko CreditCreated in 1975, Oikocredit is structured as a financial intermediary through which churches and those interested in alternative investment can channel a portion of their investment resources to development purposes.

Opportunity FinanceOpportunity Finance Network is the leading network of private financial intermediaries identifying and investing in opportunities to benefit low-income and low-wealth people in the U.S.

Opportunity InternationalOpportunity International provides microfinance loans, savings, insurance and training to over two million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world.

ProsperLargest peer-to-peer lending marketplace, which is based out of the U.S.

Unitus CapitalUnitus is a global microfinance accelerator that acts as a social venture capital investor for the microfinance industry.

Women's Empowerment OrganizationOrganization that empowers women who wish to open small businesses or grow their existing one.

ZopaA marketplace for social lending, a smarter, fairer and more human way of doing money.