Humility, Honesty and Pagodas

There’s a certain vibrancy to Cambodia. The sort of youthful vigour and energy that latches onto your heart and makes you fall in love with the place.

Innovation in the Microfinance World: Using Our Education as a Tool

Muhammad Yunus, our favourite father of social business, recently visited Australia as part of his world tour on the very topic. You may have seen Yunus’ appearance on the ABC’s Q&A or have been lucky enough to hear him speak at the Australian Social Business Forum. There was another event featuring Yunus in Melbourne though, […]

Interest Rate Cap: Who Wins?

The microfinance industry has been booming in Cambodia in recent years, helping to provide low-income citizens with access to finance, and with the ultimate objective being poverty alleviation. This cause, however, has been met with some criticism. At the National Summit on the Development of the Microfinance Sector in Cambodia last year, Cambodia’s Prime Minister […]

Does Size Matter in the Finance World?

Following the introduction of the Bretton Woods system, a monetary management system which sees large amounts of funds transferred to developing countries, money has become the most well-known model for international development. This system was implemented just after the Second World War, when huge flows of money were used to rebuild the war-ravaged economies of […]

What is Microfinance?

Does the name Muhammad Yunus ring a bell? If not, it will by the end of your year as a SEED member. Being a club that engages with ideas of socio-economic development, Muhammad Yunus and his work in the field is something we constantly make reference to! Muhammad Yunus is the founder of Microfinance and […]