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The 69th and 70th Microfinance Loan to KIVA by Marquette Turner

Marquette Turner have just made our 69th and 70th microfinance loans to two groups of women in the African nation of Rwanda. Loans are made to micro-finance institutions to help build sustainable businesses to provide income to feed, clothe, house & educate someone in the developing world

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KIVA Microfinance Update on Alivera Mukamukiza in Rwanda

Good news from the KIVA Organisation, who have revealed that Alivera Mukamukiza – a recipient of MarquetteTurner microfinance loans- has reached her target loan of $1,025 USD to help expand her business, a general store that sells a large variety of food and other items. Living in Kigali, Rwanda Alivera will use her loan to purchase […]

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Our Latest Kiva Microfinance Loan: Augustina’s Group in Ghana

Our latest microfinance loan via Kiva.org is our 68th, and is to Augustina’s Group: a group of women in Berekum, Ghana. They plan to invest in food, farming and land by raising $2800 USD and have so far raised 33%.

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Congratulations KIVA on Being Awarded Charity Navigator’s Highest Rating

KIVA organisation, a non-profit charity that empowers people and groups throughout the world in an effort to alleviate poverty, has recently been awarded Charity Navigator’s highest rating, which rates such measures as an organisations overall effectiveness, capacity and efficiency.

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Our Latest KIVA Microfinance Loans: Kyrgyzstan, Philippines and Rwanda

Since joining Kiva a few years ago, certain trends and rules of thumb have arisen as to why we lend to particular individuals and groups. As always, the causes we choose are not made because they are more deserving than others – we’ve gradually been able to separate our desperate want “not to judge” with the reality that we can’t help everyone. In saying that, there’s a Talmudic quotation (you may have heard it in the movie, Schindler’s List): “Whoever saves one life, saves the world entire”. That seems a pretty good rule to work by.

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Keep a Child Alive and the New York Walk for AIDS 2010

There are some people that you meet throughout life that just astound you by their selfless commitment to helping others. A good friend of ours, Ian Jobson, is just one of those. Every year the Welsh born, Australian that now lives in New York resident participates in the New York Walk for AIDS.

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Real Estate News: Nov 17, 2009 Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

In the November 17, 2009 MTLH real estate news eMagazine from Marquette Turner Luxury Homes there’s some award winning homes, the soon-to-be 2nd tallest building in the world, results of a recent property investment survey, as well as articles on the ZeroEdge Aquarium, a Avocado, Mango and Walnut Salad, plus the results of our Foxtel Lap effort. We trust the week is going well for you.

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GOOD CAUSE: The Marquette Turner Team Passes the Magic 1000 Foxtel Laps

Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: On Friday 13th November, the last Foxtel Lap in Australia took place in Martin Place, in the CBD of Sydney. A huge thank you to the Marquette Turner Luxury Homes team that took part, running lap upon lap from 8am til 6pm to raise money for the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Marquette Turner team managed to surpass the magic 1000 lap target, something that as one of the smallest companies taking on some giants, we are very proud of.

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GOOD CAUSE: OzHarvest and the One Million Meals Campaign

Christine Watson of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes writes: Each day Australia’s greatest cooks are not just playing Chef. They are also feeding the hungry and homeless. OzHarvest is a not-for-profit oganisation and has found a way to save the foods to feed the communities at risk. Established in November 2004, with one van, OzHarvest rescues the excess food and OzHarvest’s fleet of vans delivers around 100,000 meals to over 150 charities.

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Luxury Real Estate 23 Sep 09 – Marquette Turner Luxury Homes eMagazine

Luxury real estate broker Marquette Turner Luxury Homes sends the Sep 23, 2009 issue of their real estate emagazine from Los Angeles. Following on from the Luxury Real Estate Conference in Vail, Colorado we’ve travelled through Arizona, Nevada, Utah, California and Washington. We’ve met up with many clients and friends and have had a very successful trip. We’re looking forward to arriving back in Australia and are of course looking forward to our next trip to the US. Michael Marquette & Simon Turner.

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