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editing: Tourism and Microphilanthropy

Wiki

g20
Microphilanthropy
Poverty Alleviation
Sustainable Tourism Bank Watch
Sustainability
Oaxaca's Envia Foundation

Buzzword Bingo

Account - Bank - Debt - Deposit - Development - Credit - Crowdfunding - Finance - GDP - Investment - Loan - Loss Leader - Microcredit - Microfinance - Refinance - Smart - Spreadsheet - Venture Capitalist

Loss Leader = Product sold at cost or below cost to stimulate other profitable sales.

Quotes

Money is not everything, but no money is nothing.
- Conversation

Recommended Listening
http://www.npr.org/podcasts/510289/planet-money

Editing

Tourism and Microphilanthropy
Tourism and Poverty Alleviation
Financing Sustainable Tourism Summary

Community-based tourism

Misguided Quest - Tourism Review

Crowdfunding
http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/07/the-power-and-the-peril-of-our-crowdfunded-future/259304/

Ethical banking

Ethical_banking
Gross_domestic_product

Microfinance

http://www.thetravelword.com/2013/01/21/ways-to-turn-travel-cash-into-microcredit/
10 Questions that MFI boards need to address
Microfinance: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - WorldChanging
Microfinance’s Success Sets Off a Debate in Mexico - Elisabeth Malkin/New York Times
Micro-financiamiento in Oaxaca
Eco-Friendly Microfinance: It's Time To Clean Up The Bandwagon
Distinguishing Microcredit from Microfinance
http://delicious.com/ronmader/microfinance
Microfinance: An Island of Stability in the Global Economic Storm
A Wrong Turn In Microcredit
How traditional management is killing microcredit

Microfinance and politics: the removal of Muhummad Yunus from the Grameen Bank

In a move that surprised many people outside Bangladesh, Muhummad Yunus, founder of the influential microfinance institution the Grameen Bank, has been removed from his position as head of the bank.

Microfinance disappoints
Microfinance sounds like such a good idea. Indeed the idea is so good that the two men who came up with it were awarded the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize. But what’s the reality compared to the idea ?


Orgs

http://www.muhammadyunus.org - Yunus Centre

More Tourism Connections

http://www.globalpartnerships.org/sections/getinvolved/getinvolved_partnertrips.htm
http://www.globalpartnerships.org/sections/aboutus/partnertrip_nicaragua07_web.wmv

Elsewhere
http://www.feedthepig.org

Videos

Andrew Mwenda: Let's take a new look at African aid




RoofDog Questions


Public Banking

http://publicbankinginstitute.org

@publicbanking