image Apr 21, 2017 5:15 PM ET SAINT JOHN: Imaginen un mundo donde el peor escenario se haya hecho realidad iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2017 - El diminuto país insular de Antigua y Barbuda lanzó un sentido pedido de apoyo a la comunidad internacional para hacer frente a los devastadores efectos del cambio climático en el Caribe. (more...)

image Apr 21, 2017 3:30 PM ET PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad: Caricom’s Energy-Efficient Building Code Could Be Tough Sell iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2017 - Caribbean Community (Caricom) states are in the process of formulating an energy efficiency building code for the region that would help reduce CO2 emissions, but implementation of the code may depend heavily on moral suasion for its success. (more...)

image Apr 21, 2017 3:04 PM ET Bolivia: Hormiguitas Group: A loan of $5,975 helps a member to buy rice, pasta and oil in bulk. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2017 - The communal bank Hormiguitas will start its ninth cycle with Pro Mujer, as part of the Paramericana regional office. It is made up of ten members and led by a board of directors where Angelica is the president. (more...)

image Apr 21, 2017 11:30 AM ET ST. JOHN’S, Antigua: “Imagine a World Where the Worst-Case Scenarios Have Been Realized” iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2017 - The tiny island-nation of Antigua and Barbuda has made an impassioned plea for support from the international community to deal with the devastating impacts of climate change. (more...)

image Apr 21, 2017 11:03 AM ET Paraguay: Maria: A loan of $1,125 helps to pay her degree fees for her studies in Business Administration. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2017 - Maria is from the city of Villarrica and is in her final year of study toward a degree in Business Administration. She says that her wish is to apply everything she learned into her work life. Maria is working while attending school so that she cover her educational expenses. (more...)

image Apr 21, 2017 9:11 AM ET Brazil: Geração Luz Group: A loan of $2,625 helps a member to buy condiments. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 21, 2017 - The Geração Luz group has been a client of Banco do Povo Crédito Solidário (BPCS) bank for 4 months. It is a group made of 4 women who all live in the region of Santo André in São Paulo. Jessica is a hairdresser. She has a beauty salon and needs a loan to buy products such as shampoo, rinse, and dyes in order to serve her customers. (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 5:31 PM ET Guatemala: La Gran Familia Tzamjuyup Group: A loan of $2,725 helps a member to purchase clothing goods, such as: traditional blouses, sashes and Mayan skirts. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - Manuela is a 37-year old mother. She is married and lives with her beautiful family in a Pacamanché nieghborhood. To earn an income and get her family ahead, Maunuela buys and sells traditional clothing. She has had her business for seven years. (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 1:57 PM ET PromoCiudad es una plataforma de Comercio Electrónico que permite adentrarse al mundo del marketing, e-commerce, y la tecnología. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - PromoCiudad es una plataforma de Comercio Electrónico que permite a comerciantes de cualquier rubro adentrarse al mundo del marketing, e-commerce, y la tecnología sin previos conocimientos, y sin inversiones riesgosas. (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 1:09 PM ET Educamapp – plataforma de educación ambiental, por medio de una web y app con vídeos descargables sin limites de idioma o lenguaje iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - plataforma de educación ambiental, por medio de una web y app con vídeos descargables sin limites de idioma o lenguaje (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 12:33 PM ET The Breast Social Shop – The Breast Shop plataforma de compras on-line para encontrar desde un brasier hasta operaciones reconstructivas. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - The Breast Shop plataforma de compras on-line para encontrar desde un brasier hasta operaciones reconstructivas. (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 12:12 PM ET Guatemala: Hortencias De Chujulimul Group: A loan of $6,150 helps a member to buy inventory like rice, beans, oats, milk, sugar, as well as other supplies that her clientele request. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - The state/department of El Quiché, located in northwestern Guatemala, is largely agricultural where large quantities of corn, wheat, beans, potatoes, as well as many vegetables are grown. It is an area also with many talented artisans who weave/sew/embroider traditional textiles using cotton & wool. (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 7:36 AM ET Peru: Sumaq Soncco Group: A loan of $1,975 helps a member to buy seeds and fertilizer. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - The members belong to the “Sumaq Soncco” communal bank. This bank is located in the district of Vilcabamba, belonging to La Convencion province and the department of Cusco. The member Anastacia is single and 85 years old. She makes a living growing fruit. (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 6:59 AM ET “Distopia: Argentia” Ep1 ! iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - Help us finish episode 1 of the first Latin American series that combines sci-fi and an innovative aesthetic. Join us!#aventuraDistopia2017! (more...)

image Apr 20, 2017 6:17 AM ET PromoCiudad es una plataforma de Comercio Electrónico que permite adentrarse al mundo del marketing, e-commerce, y la tecnología. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 20, 2017 - PromoCiudad es una plataforma de Comercio Electrónico que permite a comerciantes de cualquier rubro adentrarse al mundo del marketing, e-commerce, y la tecnología sin previos conocimientos, y sin inversiones riesgosas. (more...)

image Apr 19, 2017 8:50 PM ET Nicaragua: Torre Alta Group: A loan of $1,775 helps a member to buy groceries for her general store, such as rice, sodas, etc. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 19, 2017 - The Torre group is made up of three empowered and responsible women. Led by Ana, a 67 year old woman who makes a living in a general store, this is the seventh time that the group has applied for a loan from Kiva. (more...)

image Apr 19, 2017 6:36 PM ET Peru: Magdely: A loan of $1,250 helps to buy disposable containers, milk, and other goods. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 19, 2017 - Magdely continues to run her business selling ice cream. She is grateful for KIVA investors who have trusted her and her business. Magdely enjoys her business, which is doing well thanks to her daily commitment. Magdely is a responsible person who hopes to make more profits with her business in order to support her family. (more...)

image Apr 19, 2017 2:46 PM ET Honduras: Ruth Edith: A loan of $4,250 helps to pay to study Marketing and International Business at University. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 19, 2017 - Ruth is a young woman aged 24. She has big plans and currently lives with her sister in her parents’ home in the city. Three years ago she worked in a bank, where she learned a great deal about marketing. She feels that her most significant skills are: responsibility, team-working, friendliness and efficiency. She has put all of these into practise in her daily life. (more...)

image Apr 19, 2017 12:30 PM ET LA HABANA: Desconocimiento sobre trata pone en riesgo a la población cubana iCrowdNewswire - Apr 19, 2017 - La escasa percepción de riesgo entre la población cubana figura entre los desafíos para enfrentar la trata humana, trascendió durante la visita de Maria Grazia Giammarinaro, relatora especial sobre los derechos humanos de las víctimas de este fenómeno global. (more...)

image Apr 19, 2017 12:22 PM ET Colombia: A loan of $100 helps to pay for cooking studies in roasting and grilling in order to start a new business. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 19, 2017 - Adolfo is 32 years old and lives in the city of Bello. He’s a single father who has two children whom he loves more than anything. Adolfo is an amazing chef and he’s very talented and also a professional because he’s been studying to improve his knowledge. He’s always thinking about how to be better and how to prepare better food. (more...)

image Apr 19, 2017 8:52 AM ET Bolivia: Altiplano Group: A loan of $4,625 helps a member to purchase laboratory instruments in bulk. iCrowdNewswire - Apr 19, 2017 - The communal loan group Altiplano will begin its first loan cycle with Pro Mujer as part of the Centro Focal Alto Lima. It is made up of nine members and is led by officers of whom Martha is the president. The loan that they will get will benefit the small micro-entrepreneurs of whom Martha is one. (more...)

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