philanthropy

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Asset consultant finds challenging alternative

Young Australian aid volunteers, like JANA principal Michael O’Dea, are undertaking and themselves funding domestic and overseas community-development projects beyond the remit of governments, writes SIMON MUMME. Qualifying for the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship ethics and leadership program required Michael O’Dea to trek through Katherine Gorge in 40 degree heat while carrying a 20 kilogram pack. […]
Hedge Funds

Asset consultant finds challenging alternative

Young Australian aid volunteers, like JANA principal Michael O’Dea, are undertaking and themselves funding domestic and overseas community-development projects beyond the remit of governments, writes SIMON MUMME. Qualifying for the Vincent Fairfax Fellowship ethics and leadership program required Michael O’Dea to trek through Katherine Gorge in 40 degree heat while carrying a 20 kilogram pack. […]
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NAB’s microfinance pilot fuels new small businesses

Seventy-one new small businesses have been built using microenterprise loans supplied by National Australia Bank (NAB) in a one-year pilot program launched in March 2007. The loans were provided to people with sound business plans but no access to affordable business credit from mainstream lenders, due to a lack of assets or high level of […]
Hedge Funds

NAB’s microfinance pilot fuels new small businesses

Seventy-one new small businesses have been built using microenterprise loans supplied by National Australia Bank (NAB) in a one-year pilot program launched in March 2007. The loans were provided to people with sound business plans but no access to affordable business credit from mainstream lenders, due to a lack of assets or high level of […]
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