To mark today’s fourth birthday of Microloan Foundation Australia, we asked some of our board members to explain in their own words what it meant to them…
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Kirsten Shearn as part time Fund Raising and Marketing Manager. She has over fifteen years marketing, fundraising and business development in the Not for Profit/NGO sector and is the current Chief Inspiration Officer at The Inspiration Factory in Western Australia. Kirsten lives in the Perth Hills with her three small children and one fluffy dog. Continue reading
Today Microloan Foundation Australia (MLFA) celebrates four years since it opened its first branch in Mulanje in Malawi, and $539,406 lent out over that period as microloans to 3,642 borrowers. Continue reading
On Australia Day this year, enterprising WA good bloke Stuart Moran decided to hold a charity sweepstake in aid of MicroLoan Foundation. Continue reading
Well the brothers from Melbourne and Mudgee conquered the highest peak in Africa and here’s the proof! Continue reading
MLF is hugely grateful to Max and Peter Elliot who are climbing Mt Kilimanjaro to raise funds for us. They have just departed on their trip, and we thought we would let Peter explain in his own words why they are doing it and why they are raising funds for MicroLoan Foundation Continue reading
IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Saturday praised Malawi’s President Joyce Banda for “bold” economic recovery reforms, saying the measures will lead to a turn-around despite their unpopularity.
“Notwithstanding the current hardships, many of my interlocutors were confident the ongoing reforms will turn the economy around, an optimism that I share,” said Lagarde, wrapping up an official visit to Malawi. Continue reading
Well those maestros of the keyboards, messrs Tedeschi and Hunt, proved, yet again, that Coldplay aren’t the only ones who can captivate a Sydney audience.
Debussy, Ravel, Duke Ellington and Gershwin never sounded better, and Simon and Kevin’s joyful interaction with each other and the audience, made the evening even more special. Continue reading
Next Friday 23rd November at The Independent Theatre in North Sydney, renowned Australian concert pianist Simon Tedeschi and friend and fellow musician jazz pianist Kevin Hunt will team up for a special and unique evening of music to raise funds for Microloan Foundation Australia. Continue reading