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

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