Unitus Leadership Summit 2009

November 1, 2009 Posted by Unitus Labs, Update

Though young as a movement, microfinance has seen incredible growth in recent years, even in the midst of the economic downturn and sustained global credit crisis. At the same time, increased visibility has prompted debate on topics such as microfinance effectiveness in reducing poverty. This October, Unitus MFI partners, microfinance industry experts, and others gathered to discuss these issues, report on progress in 2009, and consult on future plans at the 2009 Unitus Leadership Summit in Mussoorie, India.

“The Annual Leadership Summit provides an invaluable opportunity for the leadership of our partner MFIs to share experiences and best practices, discuss industry trends, and build relationships to support their work,” explained Windy Wilkins, Unitus Global Network Manager. This year’s summit marked the fourth and largest to date, with 27 representatives from 16 of our microfinance partners, spanning six countries and three continents.

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