56 Roland Streeet, Suite 3000
Boston, MA 02129
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.
1 Hafis Road
Canada MGM 2V6
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
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
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
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
Washington, DC 20001
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
New York, NY 10018
TEL: (212) 768-8513
FAX: (212) 768-8519
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.