Drupal for Microfinance

This group should probably have more organizers. See documentation on this recommendation.

Microfinance is the provision of financial services to low-income clients, including consumers and the self-employed, who traditionally lack access to banking and related services.

More broadly, it is a movement whose object is "a world in which as many poor and near-poor households as possible have permanent access to an appropriate range of high quality financial services, including not just credit but also savings, insurance, and fund transfers. Those who promote microfinance generally believe that such access will help poor people out of poverty.

Please read more about it at Microfinance at Wikipedia

The organizations operating on microfinance to fight poverty have little or no funds to support their IT needs and could easily be address by the use of Drupal.

This group is nothing but to aware people having a need of IT (para-banking softwares, loan-tracking softwares etc) for their smooth operations of fight to end the poverty in our modern world.

Lets join hands with them by extending your help by creating a software solutions for their(MIFOS) back office need in a open source way.

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Bad internet connection error

I got (Bad internet connection, server error, browser problem, Please try again shortly.)" error in drupal6?

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How to seach text from .txt file

i need this help on drupal.

i have a text file and file name is C:\wamp\www\mysite\sites\default\files\abc.txt. in this file is;

aaaaa bbb
ccccc ddd
eeeee fffff

if i type aaaa in the search box and hits enter means the output should come with the node containing the word aaaa and this this text document also.

This will be shown in search output

is there any module available for that?

thanks.

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Non-profit Site developed for FREE

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We have used the following modules to develop the site.
- Context,
- Ctools
- CCK
- Views
- Features
- Exportables
- Lightbox2
- path-auto

We have created on drush-make file to create a distro and one install profile to installation.

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Drupal for Microfinance industry as a low cost solution for their IT need

Micro-finance and micro-credit the noble concepts to help the poor people of the developing world is changing the perspective of financial sectors in a rapid way. The growth of MFI organizations are growing in rapid speed through out the world and for a good cause.

We are very much in the position to say that Microfinance and Microcredit are re-writing the developing world's socio-economic dynamics.

As per the report by mixmarket the 1810 MFI organization are operating in various part of the world with a gross loan portfolio of USD 39.5 billion (upto 2008) and distributed among USD 71.6 million borrower with average loan balance per borrower USD 572.8.

We can easily imagine the volume of data to be processed and maintain to generate and operate of this sum of amount. Managing risks of portfolio could be better managed with the help of Information Technology. But there are several Microfinance organizations exists who are unable to take advantage of IT and thus lacking their growth and in turn people needs their help loosing opportunity for a better life.

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Kiva + Drupal

The Drupal Kiva lending team is open to anyone who is interested in participating in one of the largest microfinance organizations online. We've already made 63 loans!

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Do MFI Organization have a need for open source usable back-office solution based on Drupal?

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Add wish

Lets add our feature wish here and discuss about it.

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Drupal Distro for MicroFinance

Goal

  1. A Drupal 6 distribution to cater the need of a website for a MFI Organization
  2. A drupal 6 Distribution to cater the IT need of a medium size MFI org
    -- Loan tracking system
    -- Basic Accounting

Features for normal website distro

  • Homepage
  • News
  • About Us
  • Blog
  • List of beneficiaries with photo may be.
  • Contact Us

Features for the distro which will cater the MFI backoffice

  • TBD
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