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Networks and Partnerships
Banking With The Poor: The Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP Network) is Asia’s microfinance network that works towards building efficient, large-scale sustainable organizations.
Month of Microfinance: Network 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 Partnerships: Engages the business community and others in advancing sustainable solutions to poverty in Latin America.
Next Billion: This 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 Network: SEEP 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 Fund: A non-profit global venture fund that uses entrepreneurial approaches to solve the problems of global poverty.
Basix India: A leading Microfinance and livelihood institution in India.
CGAP: CGAP is continually striving to deliver credit lines to those who would otherwise never be in a position to be offered them.
Five Talents Organization: A Christian organization dedicated to microbusiness and microcredit lending.
HOPE International: HOPE International is a Christian, faith-based non-profit organization focused on alleviating physical and spiritual poverty through microenterprise development.
KIVA: Microfinance Lender that caters to small donors and has many outreach programs to college campuses and businesses.
Microfinance India: One of the leading microfinance organizations in India.
Oiko Credit: Created 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 Finance: Opportunity 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 International: Opportunity International provides microfinance loans, savings, insurance and training to over two million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world.
Prosper: Largest peer-to-peer lending marketplace, which is based out of the U.S.
Unitus Capital: Unitus is a global microfinance accelerator that acts as a social venture capital investor for the microfinance industry.
Women's Empowerment Organization: Organization that empowers women who wish to open small businesses or grow their existing one.
Zopa: A marketplace for social lending, a smarter, fairer and more human way of doing money.