Beyond Microfinance, Top 10 most read new initiatives in 2009

Microfinance Focus, Dec. 26, 2009: The Microfinance Sector has witnessed several important new initiatives this year. Water, education and mobile banking were the favorite new segments. Our team has brought together the top 10 most read new initiatives. We will follow all the new initiatives, its successes, challenges and lessons learnt in the next year…

10 most read new initiatives in the year 2009^

  1. Venturing beyond microfinance: Nirantara eyes kids’ education now
  2. Grameen Koota venturing into Water Credit, gets Rs. 1.34 cr
  3. Free Clinics in Pakistan Promote Microinsurance for Healthcare
  4. HSBC ties up with Spandana Microfinance and MEC to offer clean energy solutions
  5. Oikocredit partner first to offer microfinance pricing transparency data in Africa
  6. Shell Foundation drive to rope in MFIs to sell biomass stoves
  7. Ujjivan, first microfinance institution to pilot Unitus`s SPM Project
  8. Skoll Foundation commits $14 million in new funding
  9. Grameen Foundation, Google, MTN launch mobile services for Uganda’s poor
  10. Gates Foundation helps form new global alliance for financial inclusion

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