Tag: Swadhaar

Unitus, Inc. announces funding for four microfinance innovations projects

May 1, 2011 Update

Unitus, Inc. has provided $227,000 to fund four innovative microfinance pilot projects at leading India MFIs As part of Unitus Inc.’s commitment to fulfill existing Microfinance Acceleration commitments, we are pleased to announce USD$227,000 funding of four innovation projects at leading India microfinance institutions (MFIs). We believe that these initiatives will help improve microfinance operations by creating robust… Read more >

Financial Literacy for the Working Poor

June 1, 2009 Update

Swadhaar FinAccess was founded with the goal of providing the urban poor in Mumbai increased access to regular, reliable, and efficient financial services in a sustainable and scalable manner, and became a Unitus partner in 2006. In 2008, the organization launched Swadhaar FinServe Pvt. Ltd.—an NBFC (Non-Banking Financial Company)—to take over microfinance operations, which has… Read more >

ACCION, Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and Unitus Equity Fund Invest in Swadhaar FinServe

October 14, 2008 Media Exposure

MUMBAI, India, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ — ACCION International (through its Gateway Fund), the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation and the Unitus Equity Fund (UEF) announced investments in Swadhaar FinServe Private Limited, a microfinance institution (MFI) operating in the slums of Mumbai. The promoters of Swadhaar FinServe, Veena Mankar and Haseena Vahanvaty, bring together a unique… Read more >