Month: December 2020

IRC CEO Credit Outcomes Report

Dec. 22, 2020 – A longitudinal analysis of credit scores for clients participating in IRC and CEO’s integrated financial capability program model. While more research is needed, the analysis presented offers an encouraging assessment of thepotential in IRC and CEO’s blended model of financial capability programming. Further, it lays thegroundwork for other stakeholders to deepen …

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WES Mariam Assefa Fund Announces First Impact Investments Totaling $750,000 to Support the Success of Immigrant and Refugee Workers

Dec. 15, 2020 – “…The second investment, of $250,000, supports the RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund. Operated by Refugee Investment Network (RIN) and the International Rescue Committee’s Center for Economic Opportunity (IRC-CEO), the Social Impact Fund provides loans to immigrants, refugees, and others who lack access to traditional forms of financing. The WES Mariam Assefa Fund invested alongside five other impact-oriented …

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RIN-CEO Social Impact Fund Closes $1.5M Raise to Support Financial Inclusion for Refugees Across the U.S.

Dec. 8, 2020 -The SIF was launched as a partnership between the International Rescue Committee’s Center for Economic Opportunity (IRC-CEO) and the Refugee Investment Network (RIN) to offer impact investors a unique opportunity to secure a concessional rate of return while directly supporting financial inclusion for hundreds of refugees across the United States. Working as an intermediary and expert …

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