MENA Microfinance for Women

MENA Microfinance initiative mainly for women but also open to men

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TIMMY CHARITY is now a member of MENA Microfinance for Women
Dec 19, 2016
ram A R is now a member of MENA Microfinance for Women
Sep 19, 2015
Geetha Balvannanathan shared their blog post on Facebook
Oct 23, 2014
Geetha Balvannanathan shared their blog post on Facebook
Oct 23, 2014
Geetha Balvannanathan shared their blog post on Facebook
Oct 23, 2014
Geetha Balvannanathan posted a blog post

New initiative through handicraft

As some of the members are aware either via direct discussions or by consultation of the posts on this network's blog, it was an arduous task to get things started and we are still struggling to put this in the proper form.After initial promises of funding from various patrons -  which never materialised unfortunately - and difficulties in creating a proper charity license, we are now in the process of setting up a funding system for this venture in order to be able to create it as a full…See More
Oct 23, 2014
Profile IconCamilla Saucier, Mahendra Jain and Beverley Bathija joined MENA Microfinance for Women
Apr 2, 2014
Geetha Balvannanathan posted a blog post

Membership approval

Dear all,When joining this page for the first time and asking for approval of your membership, you get an email from me asking you why you have joined, what are your qualities, your added values and what it is you wish to achieve.If I receive no response to my email, I sometimes ask again (except when the email id is clearly a bogus email) and after a second absence of response I simply delete the request. This is not an elitist approach but simply to filter out unwanted spammers and crooks who…See More
Jul 17, 2013
andrea bozzi is now a member of MENA Microfinance for Women
Jul 17, 2013
Melanie Gulliver updated their profile
Jun 28, 2013
Melanie Gulliver posted a status
"At the Sophia Country Club on the Cote d'Azur waiting for my business partner to plan our marketing strategy for the next year"
Jun 28, 2013
Melanie Gulliver posted a photo

At a business event in Villefranche sur Mer

The light was perfect for this shot in the early evening, and it was taken by a professional photographer too which helped!
Jun 28, 2013
Melanie Gulliver is now a member of MENA Microfinance for Women
Jun 28, 2013
Geetha Balvannanathan posted a status
"With UAE regulations, we have to set up as a trading company. The statutes of the company will keep the Microfinance intention though."
May 18, 2013
Geetha Balvannanathan left a comment for khalid bin farid
"Dear khalid bin farid, Welcome to the Mena Microfinance website. Please indicate the status of your interest (volunteer, supporter, funder, friend of Mena Microfinance, media coverage). Thanking you for your interest and committment. Kind…"
May 18, 2013
khalid bin farid is now a member of MENA Microfinance for Women
May 18, 2013

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New initiative through handicraft

As some of the members are aware either via direct discussions or by consultation of the posts on this network's blog, it was an arduous task to get things started and we are still struggling to put this in the proper form.

After initial promises of funding from various patrons -  which never materialised unfortunately - and difficulties in creating a proper charity license, we are now in the process of setting up a funding system for this venture in order to be able…

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Posted by Geetha Balvannanathan on October 23, 2014 at 7:30pm

Membership approval

Dear all,

When joining this page for the first time and asking for approval of your membership, you get an email from me asking you why you have joined, what are your qualities, your added values and what it is you wish to achieve.

If I receive no response to my email, I sometimes ask again (except when the email id is clearly a bogus email) and after a second absence of response I simply delete the request. This is not an elitist approach but simply to filter out unwanted…

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Posted by Geetha Balvannanathan on July 17, 2013 at 2:59pm

Trademark registration finalised for Mena MicroFinance

Finally my trademark MENA MICROFINANCE has been published in two local arabic newspapers and has been entered into the ministry's website. Now the trademark will also be published in the official gazette cd of the Ministry of Economy.
The entity could only be created as a trading company as the two possibilities of being a…
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Posted by Geetha Balvannanathan on December 7, 2010 at 3:47pm

Legal issues possibly sorted out

Dear all,

For those of you who are closest to the project and have asked and been kept informed of all its evolutions, this will come as a very heartlifting news.

Yesterday, I met a lady, Lamia, who mentioned that she could put me in touch with one of the Sheikhas in Dubai who would then possibly help me with the project, including resolving the legal issues surrounding it.

As I mentioned to some of you earlier this month, I had to stop the project for legal…

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Posted by Geetha Balvannanathan on August 29, 2010 at 1:38pm

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SHARING CONVERSATIONS WITH WOMEN IN DUBAI, UAE

VOICES OF WOMEN WORLDWIDE + VOW-TV is interested in sharing conversation with women and men in Dubai, UAE to learn more about what is happening in your country. With your permission, Geetha ... We…Continue

Tags: affairs, communicating, world, children, women

Started by Vinanti Sarkar Castellarin in Coaching Jun 28, 2011.

Microfinance is timely!

Greetings Geetha - Great to see Mena Microfinance connecting those with talent with investment and opportunities to help them become microentreprenuers. It is amazing how many people I meet who are…Continue

Started by Scott Gillespie in Uncategorized Aug 1, 2010.

 
 
 

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