Pact Global Microfinance Fund

Pact Global Microfinance Fund

UNDP transfers microfinance funds, assets to Pact

June 4, 2014
In 1997 the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began the “Sustainable Microfinance to Improve the Livelihoods of the Poor” – the pioneer microfinance project in Myanmar. After 17 years of...

The virtues of microlending

April 19, 2013
A recent Washington Post story ("Microsavings Programs Build Wealth, Pennies at a Time," March 15, 2013) extols the virtues of regular savings to help the “poorest of the poor” lift themselves out of...

Pact and LIFT partners lend to Myanmar poor

January 8, 2013
Five Myanmar-based civil society organizations will soon begin lending more than US$3 million to farmers and women in rural and isolated communities, thanks to training and counsel from Pact Global...