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Vitas Group and Seep Networks publication among CGAP’s top 10 Microfinance Gateway

Download/ReadCase studies from Iraq, Palestine and Lebanon on reducing disaster risk The seamless integration of disaster risk reduction into overall business planning means that, when disaster does strike, the company is well prepared to manage the impact and respond quickly. This document explores three innovative approaches used by Vitas Group and Global Communities to successfully […]

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In Memoriam: Margaret Cannella, Vitas Group Board Treasurer

Vitas Group is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Board Treasurer and friend, Margaret Cannella, after a courageous battle with cancer. Margaret joined the Vitas board as an independent member in 2010, providing invaluable guidance and wisdom to her peers, and unwavering support for the social mission of the […]

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Vitas Featured in Private Wealth Magazine

Earlier this month, Private Wealth Magazine ran an article featuring the work Vitas Group has done to bring stability to environments that are often viewed as quite unstable. The article originally ran on their website, but the Vitas Group feature has been re-published by Global Communities below for direct viewing.financing-entrepreneurs-in-a-chaotic-region_compressed  

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IFC & Vitas Support Entrepreneurs in Lebanon with New Investment

Beirut, Lebanon, August 31, 2016—IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a loan of $4 million to a leading microfinance institution in Lebanon, to help boost its lending capacity to microbusinesses and support the creation of much needed jobs, amid the current refugee crisis. The investment from […]

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Vitas Group & SANAD seeking Small Enterprise consultant

Are you a seasoned consultant in the Small Enterprise (SE) space? Do you care deeply about improving the social and economic potential of the Middle East and North Africa region? Please review this request for proposal from the SANAD fund and submit your CV and Expression of Interest if you think you could be a good […]

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Fostering Resilience in the Middle East

As part of The SEEP Network‘s series on Disaster Risk Reduction, Vitas Group and Global Communities authored the inaugural case study, entitled: Fostering Resilience in the Middle East. This case explores three innovative, people-centered approaches used by Vitas Group and Global Communities to successfully grow the financial inclusion sector in the Middle […]

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Global Communities and Vitas Group Join SME Finance Forum

  Washington, DC – May 25, 2016 – Global Communities is pleased to announce that the organization and its subsidiary Vitas Group, were recently accepted into the SME Finance Forum global member network. Established by the G-20 Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion (GPFI) and managed by IFC, the SME Finance […]

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Vitas Group Publishes 2015 Annual Report

Vitas Group was created in 2006 to help unite the commercially-oriented microfinance institutions owned by Global Communities under one brand and one mission: Financing a Better World. While there were many things about 2015 that did not feel ‘better’ than years past, Vitas Group staff around the world still worked tirelessly to […]

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Vitas Group Publishes Second Social Performance Report

Vitas Group was created to provide financial products and services that have a positive impact on the lives of its clients; the financially vulnerable, whose needs are not met by traditional banks. To ensure that mission was being upheld, in 2013 Vitas Group and parent company Global Communities began conducting rigorous surveys in each of the seven […]

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Improving Microfinance Regulations in Bosnia

  Vitas Group and our affiliates care passionately about making microfinance work to serve its clients, like Dženana Vračo, pictured above. Read the latest blog post from the General Manager of Lider Mikrokreditna Fondacja, our Global Communities microfinance institution in Bosnia, on how microfinance regulations are making it difficult for clients to grow: http://www.globalcommunities.org/node/38158

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