Stressing the Human Angle

The true value of a microfinance programme lies in the change it can effect on the lives of ordinary people. Of access to credit, of skills gained, of enterprises begun, of markets opened up, and of homes built and children sent to school. It is the stories of ordinary people being able to overcome extraordinary odds, that inspires other people to initiate change at the community level. Such stories are collected here, in the hope that the human angle of microfinance is highlighted.

Story-contributions to this section will be welcome. Please keep the write-up to 150 - 300 words, and include other pertinant details such as implementing agency or name of microfinance programme.

Hari Srinivas - hsrinivas@gdrc.org
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