Articles in microcredit

Wendy Luhabe

Dr. Wendy Luhabe’s mission to boost social entrepreneurship

28 February 2013
In addition to a successful career in South Africa’s corporate boardrooms, Wendy Luhabe has been a pioneer in championing the economic empowerment of women to become active participants in the South African economic landscape. She co-founded Women Investments Portfolio Holdings, the first female-owned company to be listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and pioneered another first for South Africa by launching the multi-million Private Equity fund for women-owned enterprises. She is an avid advocate of social entrepreneurship and strongly believes in the potential of human capital. Wendy Luhabe: ‘Financial institutions need to re-evaluate their role and responsibility in society.’ read more
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Nursing the world back to health

14 September 2009
Aavishkaar India Micro Venture Capital Fund was founded in 2001 to promote development in rural and semi-urban India. Vineet Rai, chief executive, talks about the economic crisis and how Aavishkaar is coping. read more