Monday, January 25, 2010

Kiva partners on US Microfinance Conference

Kiva is proud to partner with Opportunity Fund, Silicon Valley Microfinance Network, and the U.S. ACCION Network on “Microfinance, USA,” a conference that will bring together 800 - 1,000 investors, policymakers, social entrepreneurs, practitioners, small business owners, and curious individuals to engage with microfinance strategies and practices unique to the United States.

We wanted to share this information with our community in case any of you are interested in attending!

May 20-21 in downtown San Francisco
Visit to learn more and register now.

>>>Early Bird Registration available until March 15!

Featured speaker: Maria Shriver, First Lady of California

Topics include:
- Savings in a Down Economy
- What's a Fair Price to Pay for Good Credit?
- Government and Microfinance Institutions in Economic Recovery
- Lessons from international microfinance

Taste of Microentrepreneurship Evening Reception - May 20th, 5-7pm
Microentrepreneurs representing some of the Bay Area's most popular and cutting-edge kitchens will delight guests with a "food festival" sampling of their culinary delights. Live music, hors d'œuvres and cocktails.