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The Rise of Microfinance in the United States, New York, NY

Tuesday, Nov 9 2010 at 10:30 pm - Wednesday, Nov 10 2010 at 1:00 am EST

What is the impact of the credit crisis on microfinance in the United States? Has microfinance fueled economic growth in underserved communities? What is the outlook for microfinance in the United States in 2011 and beyond? Please join the FWA for a discussion on the significance of microfinance in the United States. We will hear from a panel of key market players about how the tightening of credit has fueled demand for affordable microenterprise loans. Learn how these loans have enabled micro entrepreneurs to grow their businesses and create jobs in their communities. Hear from a microloan recipient as she describes how the lending process works and how the loan has enabled her business to grow. Learn how you can get involved and support the growth of domestic microfinance. Cost: $32 FWA Members; $40 Non-Members; *Free - Citi Employees Register: For more information about the panelists and to register visit or click here. Venue: Citi (601 Lexington Avenue - 14th Floor, between 53rd and 54th Streets)

Additional Information

  • Contact

    Nelun de S. Wijeyeratne
  • Location

    601 Lexington Avenue New York, New York USA