Taste of Microfinance
Where: East Gardens, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, 701 Mission (at Third St.)
When: Thurs., Oct. 11, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $40 (purchase in advance via Eventbrite); $50 (door)
The rundown: Non-profit microlender Opportunity Fund hosts this annual tasting event featuring dish ... More >>
Taste of MicrofinanceWhen: Sept. 27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.Where: Yerba Buena Center for the ArtsCost: $40 in advance, $50 at the door
Some people call money "bread" or "cheddar," but you can do better than a cheese sandwich at the Taste of Microfinance.
Opportunity Fund claims be the largest microl ... More >>
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By Benjamin Wachs
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