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Small Change: How Fifty Dollars Can Change the World

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Help people help themselves: That's the idea behind microcredit. Small loans-sometimes no more than $50-can radically improve the life of a poor family. Where development aid and billion-dollar loans fail, microcredit is emerging as the success story in the battle against world poverty. People who were previously considered "unbankable" no longer have to look to loan shark ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published May 1st 2006 by Cosimo
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Jul 06, 2010 Jon rated it it was amazing
If you want a quick but deep understanding of the best practices of micro-lending, and the man who is considered the father of it (Mohammed Yunis), this is the right book. Written by the editor of Ode magazine, Kamp does a good job of outlining the big ideas of micro-enterprise, and how $50 really can change the world.

The New York Times recently reported how micro-lending has become extremely popular, and abuses are surfacing the globe over. The problem seems to center on t
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