Say NO to SAPs in Africa!

| March 5, 2009 - 9:10 pm

Tags: Africa, economic development, structural adjustment programs

     It is refreshing to read African perspectives on the Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs) imposed on African countries by Bretton Woods institutions, as is the case in Our Continent Our Future: African Perspectives on Structural Adjustment.

Get Involved with Microfinance!!

Hi Everyone,

I know that many of you are interested in international relations, economic justice and/or community development issues. As such, you might also be interested in learning more about microfinance and Kiva. Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world.

As a 2006 YP4 fellow, I want to introduce you to the microfinance project that I need your help launching. If this field is something you are at all interested in, I hope you will consider joining me for a conference call to learn more about how you can help.

I will be holding two calls at the following times next week: