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Launch event for Vulnerability: The State of the Microcredit Summit Campaign Report, 2013


SOCR CoverJoin the Microcredit Summit Campaign launch event of Vulnerability: The State of the Microcredit Summit Campaign Report, 2013 onTuesday, February 5th from 3 to 5 PM at Busboys and Poets (14th & V St, NW) in Washington, D.C. Please RSVP online. Questions? Contact Sabina Rogers (rogers[at]microcreditsummit[dot]org).

The panel will discuss the latest figures presented in the 2013 Report on outreach to poor and poorest clients around the world, which we will reveal are lower this year than in 2011. They will address why the numbers are lower, what clients need, and how organizations are meeting those needs (or not).

Confirmed panelists:

  1. Susy Chestonmoderator (Senior Advisor, the Center for Financial Inclusion at ACCION)
  2. Wendy Abt (Deputy Assistant Adminstrator, USAID)
  3. Alexia Latortue (Deputy CEO, CGAP)
  4. David Roodman (Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development)
  5. Larry Reed (Director, Microcredit Summit Campaign)

The State of the Microcredit Summit Campaign Report highlights the latest data on the progress towards reaching more than 175 million of the poorest families with microfinance and ensuring that 100 million of those families rise out of poverty. This report is the largest and most comprehensive annual survey on the outreach of microfinance to the poor and very poor.


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