In March 2018, our Micro Rainbow Brazil project started the 5th small business course for low-income LGBT in Rio de Janeiro. Find out more about the selection process, the new students and the course’s new features
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
The LGBTI movement in Cambodia continues to expand and grow in strength despite still being relatively new. Many LGBTI Cambodians are not economically independent and the LGBTI movement does not have sufficient tools to overcome the
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