Tag: microfinance

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    “I’m like Pope John XXIII,” says former priest and founder of MicroGrants, Joe Selvaggio. “They asked him what he wanted to do with his papacy, and he said, well, I’d like to see that the poor have a little less suffering in life.” More

    August 31, 2012 | Comments

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    “There’s a lot of compatibility between the notion of Islamic finance and microfinance,” says Roshaneh Zafar, who established a nonprofit organization that has made small business loans to hundreds of thousands of women. More

    February 4, 2011 | Comments

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    Why are vulnerable borrowers being harmed rather than helped by microcredit companies? Misgivings are spreading about what was once seen as a powerful weapon in the battle against poverty. More

    January 28, 2011 | Comments