David Magier magier at
Mon Sep 8 14:17:14 UTC 1997

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Date: Sun, 07 Sep 1997 23:26:35 -0400
From: Joanne Fairley <jfairley at>
To: David Magier <magier at>
Subject: Trickle Up and Asia Society


The Asia Society and The Trickle Up Program are please to present:

"Microenterprise in South Asia: Partnerships in Development"
A Report from the Field and Discussion

Tuesday September 30 5.00-7.00pm
at the Asia Society
725 Park Avenue New York NY 10021

The Trickle Up Program and the Asia Society will host a report from the
field by Trickle Up's Program Officer for Asia, Joanne Fairley, and her
husband, Dr. Allen Ashby, highlighting the findings of their recent
six-week visit to India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka. They will present
the grassroots development efforts and strategies of five NGOs employing
an innovative approach to development involving community organizing,
acivism, and economic empowerment through microenterprise. 

The Trickle Up Program is currently working in partnership with over 140
grassroots NGOs in 14 Asian countries, and its microenterprose efforts
are designed to strengthen the overall development efforts of their NGO
partners. Ms. Fairley and Dr. Ashby will also show slides, and the
report will include an interactive discussion with the audience. Dr.
David Winder, Director of Programs at the Synergos Institute, will be
the respondent. 

Registration can be made through the Asia Society at 212-517-ASIA. Cost
is $15 non members/$10 members/$5 students and seniors

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