Microfinance 2.0: Different Methodology Could Reshape Industry
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Microfinance needs to evolve. Once heralded as a panacea for poverty, microfinance has been shaken by a number of high-profile scandals, including corruption and the 2010 borrowers’ debt crisis in Asia that tragically led to a number of suicides. In some cases people have started to question the very essence of microfinance. But is it time to call it a day on the $70bn plus industry or could we learn from past mistakes and create a more powerful, targeted microfinance model through trial and innovation?
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