Tag: indonesia

The Financial Crisis & Microfinance: MBK Ventura

March 1, 2009 Update

Founded in 2002, Unitus partner MBK Ventura is a microfinance institution (MFI) offering loans to low-income households in West Java, Indonesia. Recently named by MIX Market as the top-performing MFI globally, MBK Ventura is the only MFI in Indonesia focusing on the poorest 25 percent of Indonesians. Since partnering with Unitus in December 2006, the number of… Read more >

Unitus Partner MBK Ventura Ranked Top-Performing MFI by MIX

January 1, 2009 Update

In December, MIX (Microfinance Information Exchange, Inc.) released the 2008 MIX Global 100 Composite, its annual report ranking the top 100 MFIs throughout the developing world. The report analyzes and ranks MFI performance based on 2007 data. Four Unitus partners were recognized: MBK Ventura was named the top-performing MFI for the year, while SKS, AMK, and Grameen Koota ranked… Read more >

Unitus Arranges Joint Microfinance Investment

May 2, 2007 Press Release

Unitus Arranges Joint Microfinance Investment in Indonesia Collaboration between Unitus, The Dignity Fund and MicroCredit Enterprises allows MBK Ventura to access $1.2 million and impact 60,000 micro-entrepreneurs Redmond, WA—May 2, 2007— Unitus, Inc., a nonprofit organization delivering innovative solutions to global poverty, announced that it has arranged a $1.2 million loan for MBK Ventura, a… Read more >

New Partnership With Indonesian Microfinance Institution MBK Ventura

January 23, 2007 Press Release

Unitus Partners with MBK Ventura to Expand Access to Microfinance in Indonesia Partnership to Bring Life-changing Loans to a Quarter Million Microentrepreneurs by 2009 Redmond, WA—January 23, 2007—Unitus, Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing global poverty by increasing access to microfinance, today announced its partnership with MBK Ventura (formerly known as Ganesha), a microfinance… Read more >