Quality Credit Repair Offers Advice on Credit Scores

Quality Credit Repair Offers Advice on Credit Scores
Philadelphia, PA — (ReleaseWire) — 02/13/2015 — When looking to make a major purchase, such as a house or vehicle, individuals are asked to provide a credit report. Unfortunately, all too often the numbers that go into determining a credit score are …
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Keep a wary eye on your information as number of ID thefts rise
They quickly went online and signed up for what the insurer called "identity theft repair and credit monitoring services," which covers the couple for 24 months. "This data breach is pretty critical," Crain said Friday. "But the company's stepping up …
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Jimmy Butler Injury Update: Bulls Star Out 3-6 Weeks with Elbow Sprain
… and small bone impaction injury to the left elbow." He could be sidelined for anywhere between three to six weeks, according to the Bulls' release. Yahoo Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski reported the All-Star guard won't need surgery to repair the damage.
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BRAC Partners with TOMS to Provide Safe Births


New York, NY (PRWEB) February 27, 2015

BRAC announces a partnership with TOMS today that will help provide safe conditions for childbirth for expecting mothers in developing countries, starting in Bangladesh.

Formerly Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee, BRAC is a global leader in providing cost-effective healthcare and other anti-poverty solutions to empower the world’s poor, while TOMS is known for its OneforOne® consumer philanthropy model. BRAC will receive funding this year for training of community health promoters in Bangladesh from sales of a new line of TOMS Bags.

“We welcome the support from TOMS in our training of healthcare workers in Bangladesh,” says Dr. Kaosar Afsana, director of BRAC’s health, nutrition and population program at BRAC headquarters in Dhaka. “This support will strengthen and sustain safe and sanitary birth for tens of thousands of women.”

Childbirth is still one of the leading causes of death for women worldwide. Most of these deaths can be prevented through the delivery of simple solutions and adequate training for health workers. In Bangladesh, BRAC has made tremendous inroads against maternal mortality by training frontline community health workers. It is running similar programs in Afghanistan, Liberia, Pakistan, Sierra Leone, South Sudan and Uganda.

“This is an important initiative by TOMS, which has shown readiness to expand its philanthropy into healthcare solutions that have been proven to work,” says Scott MacMillan, a spokesperson for BRAC USA in New York, which facilitated the partnership. “Consumers should understand that we can eliminate many of the causes and conditions of poverty by focusing on the effective delivery of training, services and basic health commodities.”

“This partnership will start in Bangladesh, but if successful, there is scope to expand it to other countries, given the tremendous need for access to healthcare in places like Sierra Leone, Liberia and South Sudan, where maternal mortality rates are among the highest in the world. We welcome the support of corporate partners in bringing those numbers down and creating safer conditions for mothers everywhere.”

The BRAC-TOMS partnership builds on BRAC’s outstanding track record in Bangladesh, a country credited by British medical journal The Lancet with outstanding progress in basic health indicators.

In 1990, the maternal mortality rate in Bangladesh was one of the worst in the world, with 575 deaths per 100,000 births. In the last 20 years, the country has made staggering improvements, with a 40 percent reduction in the rate in the last decade alone. Bangladesh is likely to reach the UN Millennium Development goal of 143 deaths per 100,000.

BRAC started as a small relief effort in 1972 and has grown into the world’s largest nongovernmental organization, measured by number of full-time staff and the estimated number of people it reaches. It is known in the international development community for providing opportunities for the poor on a massive scale. It reaches an estimated 135 million people in 11 countries, operating multiple programs in health, education, microfinance and other areas. BRAC takes a holistic approach to poverty with a breadth of interventions that include healthcare, women’s and girls’ empowerment, microfinance, social justice, and tens of thousands of its own schools. It also runs a full-fledged university, BRAC University, with its own graduate school of public health, in Bangladesh.

BRAC believes that if women and girls have access to the right tools, they can take control of their own lives and end poverty. Its maternal health program advances this philosophy by training self-employed community health promoters and birth attendants, providing both entrepreneurship solutions for women in poorer communities and healthcare for their neighbors.

BRAC’s model for its maternal, child and neonatal health program trains a network of 110,994 self-employed health workers worldwide – community health promoters or “shasthya shebika” in the Bengali language – to deliver health services and to refer patients with complications to nearby facilities.

In 1999, BRAC started manufacturing delivery kits to be sold by these trained health workers. Delivery kits include basic items necessary for a sanitary birth – sterile soap, gauze, a plastic sheet, and a surgical blade to cut the umbilical cord. BRAC health workers sell about 400,000 kits a year and, along with birth attendants, are trained in their proper usage.

For every purchase of one of TOMS new line of bags, BRAC will receive funding to train one health worker in the usage and distribution of these kits.







Neighborhood Directors Warn Employees to Watch for ID Theft

Neighborhood Administrators Warn Employees to Watch for ID Theft
He’s got ordered information booklets which is offered to employees and clients of Madisonville KCC on how best to recognize frauds, email cheats and charity fraudulence; and, techniques to monitor bank card task, task against identification theft, and …
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Good arts or profession ed for Arizona college admission?
But a bill within the Arizona Legislature will allow them to substitute a credit of job or technical training, like construction or computer programming, using the aim of offering students more mobility to get into university. House Bill 2261, which will be …
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Identity Thief Filled Out Taxation Return Before Me Personally, Target Says
Updating your passwords and usernames on a regular basis, and keeping track of your credit history are a few various other measures taxpayers should try prevent identification theft, in accordance with sources on the FTC and IRS web sites. Another advice: Don't give your …
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Tata Motors Gets A Ba3 Rating From Moody’s

It is yet another achievement for the auto major Tata Motors. Recently the company has been provided with a better rating by a famous rating agency. The rating agency Moody’s has recently raised the rating of Tata Motors, the largest automaker of the country. This rating has been increased by a notch because of the improved and developed performance of Jaguar Land Rover, the Tata Motors owned British marquee brand.

Earlier, the rating agency had provided a B2 rating to Tata Motors but now because of the improved performance, this rating has been raised to a Ba3. Jaguar Land Rover has now been showing improved performance though it had declined during the third quarter of the fiscal year 2009. But since that time, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has been continuously recovering and has shown growing and progressing volume along with higher revenues alongwith margins on the launches of new products, stated the Moody’s Investor Service. Moody’s Vice-President/Senior Credit Officer Alan Greene commented that the up- gradation in rating shows the recovery in the performance of operations of the JLR business which exceeded Moodys expectations. He further added that the company is growing with speed and also the Indian business remains quite profitable. This has given the output of much improved leverage ratio of Tata Motors Limited.

Besides these statement, Moody’s also commented that Tata Motors is also observing a huge recovery in its Indian business. This has got the support of auto sectors growth of the country. On one side, the business of the commercial vehicles is constantly booming and is representing the main part of Indian operations of the company while on the other side, Tata Motors passenger vehicle volume growth can be observed by the current launches of product, like the cheapest car of the world Tata Nano or the launch of Tata Manza. Such launches helped in powerful revenue growth.

Moodys also stated that the stable outlook of the company shows the stronger solid footing of the business which follows the market acceptance of newly launched products and the company business strategy divisions that are being steadily implemented.