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Farmers work the rice fields in Palung, Nepal
© UN photo/John Isaac

Winter School: "Microfinance in Action"

The project "Microfinance in Action", a Winter School that will take place in Nepal from September 26 to 10 October 2015, has been selected and founded by the Veneto Region (Italy) and the Human Rights Centre of the University of Padova in order to trasfer expertise, share experience and promote initiatives aim at intensifying cultural exchanges between Italy and developing countries, whit particulary regard to those amoung young people.

Six students from the MA Human Rights and Multy-level Governance of the University of Padova will attend educational activities at the Apex College in Kathmandu (Pokhara University) and will visit the "Muktinath Bikas Bank Ltd", which is committed for good corporate governance practies and banking activities with prudent banking culture. They will also be offered several meeting whith Fair Trade organisations in Patan and Laliptur, a visit to the Sagarmatha International Foundation (No-profit organisation incorporated under the Nepalese law, established by people from differents countries united by a common goal: supporting Nepal), and istitutional meeting in Kathmandu at the Center of Microfinance (CMF) Nepal at he IFC (Word Bank). 

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