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Published By Jerry Ostradicky on November 21, 2012
“About the Organization: Root Capital is a nonprofit social investment fund that grows rural prosperity in poor, environmentally vulnerable places in Africa and Latin America by lending capital, delivering financial training, and strengthening market connections for small and growing agricultural businesses. Its clients include associations and private businesses that help create sustainable livelihoods by aggregating the products of thousands of farmers. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Root Capital currently has associated … Read More >>
Who wouldn’t want to work at Kiva, one of the coolest non-profits out there? Looks like Kiva is hiring a few positions on the business side of things: “Chief Financial Officer About the Job: Kiva is looking for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). S/he will provide stability and strategic guidance to the growing Kiva team. S/he will play a central role in the continued growth of the organization. In addition … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on November 2, 2012
“About the Organization: Grameen Foundation helps the world’s poorest, especially women, improve their lives and escape poverty by providing them with access to small loans, essential information, and viable business opportunities. It provides MFIs in poor communities with access to the capital they need to make microloans to those working to develop or expand a small business. About the Job: Grameen Foundation is looking for a Finance Director. S/he will … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on October 30, 2012
“About the Organization: Opportunity International provides small business loans, savings, insurance, and training to over two million people working their way out of poverty in the developing world. Clients in various countries use these services to expand a business, provide for their families, create jobs for their neighbors, and build a safety net for the future. Opportunity International’s mission is to empower people to work their way out of poverty, … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on September 20, 2012
JOB SUMMARY The Senior Accountant is responsible for the supervision and provision of accounting assistance to HOPE International’s network of local microfinance institutions (MFIs) and savings and credit associations (SCAs) within the areas of accounting and financial analysis. This position is primarily responsible for working with local accounting staff to ensure strong accounting and finance practices and compliance with HOPE’s accounting policies and procedures, particularly as it relates to the … Read More >>
Published By Drew Meyers on September 13, 2012
Investours, an international social enterprise working at the intersection of microfinance and tourism, is offering several upcoming opportunities in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to become involved with their work. There are multiple opportunities for 2013 — Winter, Spring, and Summer internships. The winter program begins January 2nd, 2013. The opportunities will take you to Bucerias, Nayarit — a vibrant seaside village 40 minutes north of Puerto Vallarta — where you’ll gain a new perspective about the “real … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 14, 2012
About the Organization: Started as a research program at Harvard’s center for international development, the Entrepreneurial Finance Lab (EFL) aims to unleash the entrepreneurial potential of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the developing world through better-targeted investment. It works in partnership with the Entrepreneurial Finance Lab Research Initiative at Harvard’s Center for International Development, which is the home of EFL’s research into the impact of psychometric tools on access … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 9, 2012
About the organization: BRAC, the largest non-profit in the developing world, was launched in Bangladesh in 1972 and today reaches more than 126 million people in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean through its programs that address poverty by providing micro-loans, self-employment opportunities, health services, education and legal and human rights services. BRAC offers preventive, curative, and reproductive health services to more than 92 million people. BRAC USA, founded in 2007, … Read More >>
Published By Jerry Ostradicky on August 7, 2012
About the Organization: CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) is an independent policy and research center dedicated to advancing financial access for the world’s poor. It is supported by over 30 development agencies and private foundations who share a common mission to alleviate poverty. Housed at the World Bank, CGAP provides market intelligence, promotes standards, develops innovative solutions, and offers advisory services to governments, microfinance providers, donors, and investors. … Read More >>