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Who saves?  

by Anthony McKernan
Posted by Five Talents 20 March 2014 07:55:00 Categories: Current affairs Latest blog
There is much talk today about the Chancellors budget and the raft of measures to help savers. That is - to help Savers, it is not 'to help people save'. The difference is crucial. Existing savers in the UK are older, wealthier people.... read more
 

Microfinance - it's a very broad field... 

... and Five Talents works in a small but vital corner of it
Posted by Five Talents 29 January 2014 13:03:00 Categories: Key topics microfinance Latest blog
Last night we attended the Microfinance Club UK event 'Measuring the Social Side of Microfinance: Indicators that make business sense.' The speaker was Micol Pistelli, Director of Social Performance at MIX, a database of financial and social data... read more
 

The Unbreakable Spirit of Kenya  

Maya Mehta, MicroFinance Sans Frontieres, Volunteer
Posted by Five Talents 29 December 2013 13:50:00 Categories: Field trips
Amos would give Richard Branson a run for his money. From the moment I walked into his colourful kiosk, I was compelled to go on a shopping spree. Amos started from the humble beginnings of providing M-Pesa agency services in a rented kiosk and... read more
 

My internship experience abroad 

by Natalie Ceciliani
Posted by Five Talents 17 December 2013 17:06:00
During my semester abroad in London, I have been fortunate enough to spend several weeks working as an intern at Five Talents. Because of my previous experience in international economic development through an immersion trip to Ghana, I was... read more
 
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