Posts Tagged ‘ micro credit ’

The Grameen affair: time to learn lessons and move on

May 18, 2011
Afsan Chowdhury
The Grameen affair: time to learn lessons and move on

The present phase of the Grameen affair has now ended with the official probe report in and Yunus ousted from his post as the managing director. The probe report has cleared Yunus of all theft and misappropriation charges.
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A piglet went to market

November 14, 2010
Farooque Chowdhury
A piglet went to market

A piglet’s journey to market in October, 2010 helped expose the other face of microfinance that promised to make poverty archaic. A bdnews24.com/Reuters news report, datelined Vladivostok, Oct. 15, said: The seven-month old piglet’s journey to holy market was to pay off a woman’s micro debt of $432 to a bank in Russia, part of...
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