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Microcredit - Water Opportunities in Honduras
424_620453039_3.jpgHonduras Water / Microcredit Project What do you say to the Priest of a poor community that has been promised a water distribution system for over 30 years with no apparent movement by the authorities in that direction. Rotary says we can deliver. That's exactly what happened...10 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Rotary International, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Steve Rickard, Micro-credit, Angela Kokott, NEWSTALK 770
417_645626650_3.jpgSteve Rickard, President of the Rotarian Action Group for Microfinance for Community Development (world wide) talks to Angela Kokott, host of Calgary Today, the afternoon drive program on Southern Alberta's talk show powerhouse, NEWS TALK 770 (CHQR). Steve describes the Rotary...71 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Telemedicine and Microfinance in the Philippines
398_139848656_3.jpgPilot test results for the Philippines. (November 2013) The Telemedicine Project sponsored by the Negros Women for Tomorrow Foundation (NWTF) was designed as a way of providing healthcare access, especially preventive healthcare to people in the rural areas of the Philippines....96 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
2014 Roatan, Honduras - District Conference & Microfinance Insight Tour
405_311072614_3.jpgWarm, friendly Roatan, Honduras beckons this spring. A dozen or so of us plan on attending the D4250 Rotary Conference and while there attending the Microfinance Insight Tour of Opportunity International. This much anticipated return engagement will, aside from...102 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Liberia: Phase 1 & 2
163_248314910_3.jpgContributing Clubs: Calgary Sarcee, High River, Calgary West, Calgary Heritage Park, Canmore, Pincher Creek, Orillia, Brooks, Olds, U-End, MEDIC, Calgary Progress Club and individual donors Project Start: April 1, 2010 Project Completion: Phase 2,...974 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Haiti Project
162_229041364_3.jpgContributing Clubs: High River, Calgary Chinook, Calgary Centennial, Calgary South, Red Deer Centennial and also contributing was a private family trust, Jeff Rayman Family Trust Project Start: June 1, 2009 Project Completion: June 1, 2010 The Haiti...974 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Ghana With Gates Partnership
161_152557531_3.jpgContributing Clubs Calgary Sarcee, Point West (Sacramento, California), Rio Grande (La Cruces, NM), High River, Calgary West, Sylvan Lake and Red Deer and area clubs Project Start:  June 1, 2008 Project Completion: May 31, 2010 This project spearheaded by the...974 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
New Microcredit Task Force Initiative 2011 - Benin West Africa
160_996348222_3.jpgRotary Club of Calgary West, Calgary Centennial and Olds have provided some of the seed money to expand microcredit for schools and medical clinics in Benin, West Africa. The proposed project is $50,000 or more depending on funding from District sources. More funds are required to...974 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Small Loans, Big Dreams
157_121565235_3.jpgMicrofinancing is considered one of the most effective strategies in the fight against global poverty. And now, in Small Loans, Big Dreams, author Alex Counts reveals how Nobel Prize Winner Muhammad Yunus revolutionized global antipoverty efforts through the development of this...978 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
MEDIC Canada, Rotary 5360 and Micro-credit
156_460161156_3.jpgIn 2005, the Rotary Clubs of Olds and Calgary West joined with MEDIC Canada in a matching grant from the Wild Rose Foundation of Alberta to fund the first MEDIC Micro Loan Trust Bank in Ghana, West Africa. The dye was cast! The 2011 numbers are: Joint Programs:...980 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
Rotarians excel at international service
117_659407032_3.jpgThe time and energy High River Rotarians devote to international service appears to be endless. Wally Gardiner kicked off the 2011 efforts by attending a project fair in Oaxaca, Mexico in January. Rotarians from southern mexico and people from nongovernmental organizations...1098 days ago by SteveR, Category: Service Projects
Ladies from Liberia - Special Event
116_729746659_3.jpgOn Sunday - 1 May 2011 the District 5360 Microcredit Task Force is hosting the Ladies from Liberia - Special Event in celebration of completion of our microcredit campaign. Both Deborah Lindholm and Emily Peal have just returned from Liberia and bring news about the...1104 days ago by SteveR, Category: Microcredit
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