With mainstream banks and microfinance organizations mainly helping business startups in urban Kenya, a group called Juhudi Kilimo decided to focus on rural small-holder farmers.
By Larisa Epatko
Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya on new efforts to help poor residents of Nairobi's crowded, unsanitary slums find adequate housing through entrepreneurship and microfinancing.
Mohammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank won the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this year for their work in microfinance. The NewsHour's economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with Yunus about how micro-entrepreneurs improve the overall health of economies.
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