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Microfinance is big business in Colombia

May 3, 2016
The country is a center of microfinance, providing small loans to the poor.
Elizabet Abella prepares food that she sells in the central market in Barranquilla, Colombia. She received a microloan to build her business from Opportunity International, a Christian organization that operates in 28 countries.
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Adapting microfinance to the 21st century

Oct 7, 2013
The father of microfinance, economist Muhammad Yunus, discusses the future of the microlending industry.