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LGBTI micro-finance

LGBTI micro-finance

The article explains why LGBTI people in Cambodia are financially excluded and why they become or stay poor. It also explains what MRI is doing to ensure that LGBTI people can access micro-finance products to step out of poverty.

LGBTI economic empowerment in rural Cambodia

LGBTI economic empowerment in rural Cambodia

MRI visited and consulted with the LGBTI community in Somroung Yong district, which is part of the Takeo Province to tackle poverty of LGBTI people by providing technical support and financial assistance.

Andréa Brazil

Through the eyes of a trans activist

To celebrate Transgender Visibility Month, we share the story of a trans activist who joined our small business course and became a member of our Brazil team.

Poverty Reduction of LGBTI people in Cambodia

Poverty Reduction of LGBTI people in Cambodia

In Cambodia, LGBTI people face bullying at school and economic hardship because of family rejection. This reality of discrimination means that LGBTI students have higher school dropout rates than the overall student population.

Pink at work

Pink At Work

PINK AT WORK is an online platform of products and services offered by LGBT entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship can lead to LGBT inclusion

Entrepreneurship can lead to LGBT inclusion

At a press conference on 15th August MRI launched a new publication compiling some of the success stories of socioeconomic inclusion and empowerment of LGBT people in the fight against homo and transphobia, due to

LGBT Entrepreneurship

LGBT Entrepreneurship

Micro Rainbow launches a pioneering publication, “LGBT Entrepreneurship: case studies of socioeconomic empowerment in Rio de Janeiro between 2015-2017“. This bilingual publication (Portuguese and English) features inspiring stories from 11 LGBT entrepreneurs who participated in

Winners of an entrepreneurship award in Brazil

Winners of an entrepreneurship award in Brazil

The Micro Rainbow Brazil Project received the Láurea CAF 2017 award, which acknowledges the best initiatives in support of micro entrepreneurship in Brazil promoted by the Latin American Development Bank – CAF in partnership with

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas

NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas

Toronto, Canada 14 June 2017 On June 14, MRI’s Project Manager from Brazil, Lucas Paoli Itaborahy joined Lee Badgett from the Williams Institute on a panel about LGBTI Inclusion and Economic Development and shared Micro