Posts Tagged ‘microloans’

A Wall Street Journal article today ties back to our Friday post highlighting MicroPlaces’ new Global Poverty Note.  The WSJ piece focuses on some of the big online giving sites, such as Kiva.org, and notes that  “Credit markets world-wide are tight, and charitable donations are down.  But Web sites that specialize in “microlending” — small loans mainly to the working poor — say they’re thriving as they address both issues.”

Our CEO & President, Jane Wales, had an op-ed in the SF Chronicle back in November on this same idea.

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