Declaration And Plan of Action
Vol. Volume 1, Number 2 September/1996
The Microcredit Summit
Note: The Microcredit Summit occurred in the beginning of February 1997 in Washington, DC. This document was prepared by a working committee of the Microcredit Summit's organizers and published by RESULTS International. The document was reprinted in the JDE.
Preamble: Our purpose as an assembly is to launch a global movement to reach 100 million of the world's poorest families, especially the women of those families, with credit for self-employment and other financial and business services, by the year 2005.