Truelift has recognized the pro-poor performance of five more financial service providers, all in Latin America. They bring to 31 the number of practitioner institutions recognized at the four Milestones along the Truelift Pro-Poor Pathway. What unites all the recognized institutions is their commitment to serving the needs of people living in poverty. Their degree … Continue reading
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Can a ‘Trust Mark’ Boost Microfinance’s Social Impact?
In this post on the NextBillion Blog, Chris Dunford and Carmen Velasco, co-chairs of the Truelift Steering Committee, discuss the concepts and instruments that create a global “trust mark” for anti-poverty action: Truelift. Read the full post here: http://nextbillion.net/seeking-the-anti-poverty-holy-grail-can-a-trust-mark-boost-microfinances-social-impact/
Truelift Recognizes Fundación Paraguaya and Friendship Bridge as Global Leaders in Pro-Poor Performance
Fundación Paraguaya in Paraguay and Friendship Bridge in Guatemala have reached the Leader Milestone, the most advanced stage along the Truelift Pro-Poor Pathway. This recognition by Truelift is based on the results of Truelift-licensed assessments conducted by MicroFinanza Rating. Fundación Paraguaya and Friendship Bridge are the second and third institutions to achieve the Leader Milestone in … Continue reading
Paved with Good Intentions
We have been trying over many years to make this case in very many ways, so it is with an expert’s eye that we admire how well Paul DiLeo of Grassroots Capital Management put the case for measuring social performance in the post linked to below. We particularly like his “turning it on its head” … Continue reading
Self-Assessment in collaboration with Truelift moves a Cambodian microfinance institution toward major improvement of its Pro-Poor Social Performance
by Julie Josquin, Truelift Program Associate Chamroeun Microfinance Limited is a microfinance institution operating in Cambodia since early 2006. In August 2014, Chamroeun was recognized as a Truelift Aspirant. Then the organization took a step further by inviting a third-party verification of their self-assessment of their pro-poor performance, which led to recognition in May 2015 … Continue reading
Ahon Sa Hirap, Inc. Recognized as a Truelift Aspirant!
At Truelift, we are very happy to welcome Ahon Sa Hirap, Inc. (ASHI) to the Pro-poor Community of Practice with the Truelift Aspirant Milestone. ASHI has completed the Truelift Poverty Module with the help of its partner at the MicroFinance Council of the Philippines by completing the SPI4 and the Truelift poverty module. The SPI4 … Continue reading
NextBillion.net | NexThought Monday: Why Microfinance Should Embrace – Not Resist – A New Brand
Chris Dunford, Co-chair of the Truelift Executive Committee, explains how we can build a new story for microfinance on NextBillion blog. http://nextbillion.net/nexthought-monday-why-microfinance-should-embrace-not-resist-a-new-brand/
“Does antipoverty work actually work” in french and spanish on Microfinance Gateway
Le travail anti-pauvreté fonctionne-t-il vraiment ? Carmen Velasco et Chris Dunford expliquent les trois questions que chaque groupe anti-pauvreté devrait se poser dans un article originalement publié en anglais sur nextbillion.net. Cet article a été traduit en français et espagnol. Il est disponible sur le Portail de la Microfinance ici. En realidad, la lucha contra la … Continue reading
NextBillion.net | NexThought Monday – Does Anti-Poverty Work Actually … Work?
Does anti-poverty work actually…work? Chris Dunford and Carmen Velasco, co-Chairs of the Truelift Steering Committee, present three questions on the NextBillion blog that every pro-poor group needs to ask themselves. NextBillion.net | NexThought Monday – Does Anti-Poverty Work Actually … Work?
Two Aspirant Milestone Institutions progress to the Emerging Practitioner Milestone
Truelift is very excited to announce that Microloan Foundation Malawi and Chamroeun Microfinance Limited have taken another step on the Truelift Pro-Poor Pathway and are being recognized with the Truelift Emerging Practitioner Milestone! These two organizations were recognized at the Truelift Aspirant Milestone last August (the announcements can be read here for Microloan Foundation and … Continue reading