ORGANIZATIONS
 

ACCION International
56 Roland Streeet, Suite 3000
Boston, MA 02129
TEL: (617)625-7080
FAX: (617)625-7020
Email:info@accion.org
          www.accion.org

ACCION has loaned over $1 billion to more than one million customers throughout the Americas over the past five years. Some of its member institutions have become self-sustaining, including BancoSol in Bolivia, featured in TO OUR CREDIT.

Calmeadow

1 Hafis Road
Toronto, Ontario
Canada MGM 2V6
TEL: (416)241-3600
FAX: (416)241-1300
Email: martinconnell@calmeadow.com
           www.calmeadow.com

Calmeadow is a non-profit organization which is working to develop innovative and efficient models of micro-lending in Canada, and to build sustainable microfinance institutions internationally by providing guidance in management, methodology and strategic planning.

The Calvert Social Investment Foundation
4550 Montgomery Ave.
Bethesda,  MD 20814
TEL: (800)248-0337
FAX: (301)654-7820
Email: foundation@calvert.com
           www.calvertgroup.com/foundation

The Calvert Social Investment Foundation offers opportunities for socially responsible investors to invest in a number of microcredit and microenterprise development programs, and other community development organizations.

Consultative Group to Assist the Poorest (CGAP)
The World Bank
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20433
TEL: (202)473-9594
FAX: (202)522-3744
Email: cgap@worldbank.org
           www.cgap.org

CGAP's mission is to significantly expand access by the world's poorest people to quality financial services from sustainable or potentially sustainable micro-finance institutions. It supports institutional development and disseminates information about best practices in the field.
 
Grameen Foundation USA
1029 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 400
Washington, D.C. 20005-3517
TEL: (202)628-3560
FAX: (202)628-3880
Email: info@gfusa.org
           www.gfusa.com

Grameen Bank in Bangladesh lends more than $25 million each month to more than 2 million borrowers; Grameen Foundation USA is a non-profit organization which provides financing and technical assistance to grass roots institutions worldwide that are sucessfully replicating the Grameen Bank methodology.
 
Microcredit Summit Campaign
440 First Street, NW
Suite 460
Washington, DC 20001
TEL: (202)637-9600
FAX: (202)637-3566
Email: info@microcreditsummit.org
           www.microcreditsummit.org

The Microcredit Summit Campaign is a global campaign working to ensure that 100 million of the world's poorest families, especially women, receive credit for self-employment and other financial and business services by the year 2005.

Women's World Banking
8 West 40th Street
Ninth Floor
New York, NY 10018
TEL: (212) 768-8513
FAX: (212) 768-8519
Email:wwb@swwb.org
         www.swwb.org

WWB expands low-income women's economic assets, participation and power by opening access to finance, information and markets. Its worldwide network includes 41 affiliates in 34 countries, with over 200,000 active clients.

 

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