Frontline/World: The Miracle of Microfinance: Video

by ameetdesh on May 08, 2008      Category: Economics & Business Tags: kiva uganda small loans yunus

Microcredit is the sometimes controversial practice of making small loans to the rural poor in developing countries. The 2006 Nobel Prize awarded to Dr. Muhammad Yunus, one of the founders of modern microfinance, has helped to push the industry even further into the spotlight.
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For more background on Uganda and this story http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/uganda601/ The Kiva Foundation http://www.kiva.org/ An in-depth article of the promise and the criticisms of microfinance and Dr. Yunus http://www.newyorker.com/archive/2006/10/30/061030fa_fact1 One more video on Kiva http://video.on.nytimes.com/?fr_story=6fefa3f891b51f4e339d21d131cf8ad908...

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