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The Challenges and Opportunities of Microfinance

Microfinance Background & Definition In the 1970’s, Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a professor of Economics at Chittagong University began lending to poor women in the village of Jobra, Bangladesh. Yunus realized the impact that these loans can have on the lives … Continue reading

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Microcredit Initiative in Argentina

Microcredit is an important tool for reaching the poor, traditionally excluded from financial markets, contributing to the development of entrepreneurship and poverty alleviation.  Whenever we think of modern microcredit, it is impossible not to remember the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh with … Continue reading

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