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Microfinance: Can Small Loans Tackle Big Problems?

Hana, Microfinance participant | Goh Suet Lan, President | Frithjof Arp, Associate Professor

24-Sep-19 09:35

Microfinance: Can Small Loans Tackle Big Problems?

When microfinance became prominent in the 1980s, it was touted as a beacon of hope—something that has the potential to both empower women and end poverty. But it also has fierce critics, who say micro loans are, at best, unproductive, and at worst, a poverty trap.


On this episode of Spotlight, we delve into the complexities of microfinance.

Produced by: Dayana Mustak

Presented by: Dayana Mustak


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