Tufts takes steps to invest Omidyar microfinance fund
May, 21 2006
Massachusetts - The Board of Trustees of the Omidyar-Tufts Microfinance Fund has taken the initial steps to outline an investment plan for the $100 million gift from Pierre and Pam Omiydar (LA '88 and '89, respectively) with diversification as the primary goal ...
May, 01 2006
- In August 2002, eight public and private organizations1 convened by HP came together with the express purpose of “catalyzing a breakthrough in the effectiveness, relevance and scale of microfinance.” The team envisioned an end-to-end system that would create a link for microfinance clients to their microfinance lending institution and also to the formal financial sector. The solution would provide easier and more affordable point of access for the customers and improve microfinance operations ...