Microfinance – ‘Credit Should Be a Human Right’

‘Microfinance has a high record of success. It has been proven to elevate people out of poverty. Microfinance doesn’t just tackle financial stability but it also achieves social objectives; reaching the excluded, empowering women and developing the capacity of small groups of people to take control of their own lives.’ This is the prensentation of a conference to be held in London (UK) next 14 of March.

South Africa: Motlanthe in Eastern Cape for anti-poverty campaign

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe arrives in the Eastern Cape today on a two-day visit to assess launch sites for the War on Poverty Campaign and the roll-out of service delivery at Lubala village in Lusikisiki. The War on Poverty Campaign was launched in Lubala village in September 2008 where commitments on service delivery were made. […]