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The fishermen’s community where Gabriel lives is situated opposite the metropolis of Rosario, where every imaginable luxury is sold in large shopping centres.

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26 August 2014
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24 hours of values-based banking

25 August 2014
UPSIDES RECOMMENDS - Can banking be a personal and positive thing? That’s a question GABV member banks across the world will ask on 23 October 2014 through local public engagement events and global social media activity. read more
Ara Sargsyan

Meet the banker: Ara Sargsyan in Armenia

22 August 2014
Upsides talks to bankers from around the world. Why did they start working in the financial sector? What does the financial landscape look like in their country? And how does this landscape influence their actions? read more
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How to grow the social lending sector and help smallholder farmers

19 August 2014
UPSIDES RECOMMENDS - Smallholder farmers’ lack of access to finance inhibits economic growth and slows poverty alleviation efforts around the world. Globally, smallholder demand for finance is estimated at US$300 billion, excluding China, and most of that demand is unmet. Social lenders play an important role in addressing this financing gap. Social lenders are impact investors that provide financing to small and growing agricultural businesses, including producer groups and private enterprises, in low- and middle-income countries. read more