Tag: east africa

Unitus Featured in the Seattle Times

June 24, 2009 Media Exposure

Unitus Featured in The Seattle Times “Unitus Expands in Africa as Indian Partner Mulls IPO” . . . From its new location on the fifth floor of a Queen Anne building, Unitus President Ed Bland talked about the group’s progress to help small microfinance organizations grow by providing capital and business consulting. Unitus has about… Read more >

Africa Microfinance Growth Centre Launch

April 14, 2009 Press Release

Unitus Announces Groundbreaking Leadership Development Program for CEOs of Early-Stage Microfinance Institutions in East Africa Innovative program will increase access to life-changing financial services for low-income families in rural Africa Seattle, WA, April 14, 2009 — Unitus, Inc., an international nonprofit dedicated to reducing global poverty by accelerating access to microfinance, is deepening its commitment… Read more >

Boeing Partners with Unitus

January 1, 2009 Update

Unitus is excited to announce a new and powerful partnership with The Boeing Company, the world’s leading aerospace company. Boeing’s generous support will help Unitus expand its work throughout East Africa in 2009, increasing access to microfinance for thousands of people across the region. The first of its kind for Boeing, the grant will allow… Read more >

Expanding Microfinance: East Africa

January 1, 2009 Update

New Partnerships and Regional Office Underway When the founders of Unitus met with Muhammad Yunus nearly eight years ago to learn about the Grameen Bank and microcredit, they were inspired to grow this tool for large-scale poverty alleviation as quickly as possible. Much has changed since that time, including the reach of Unitus partners. In… Read more >