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Reinstating Postal Banking-Save the Poor from Paying More

Earn, invest, save; these are the words that we frequently put before the word “money.” Some of us can do those things on our phones as easily as making a call, but that’s certainty not true for all Americans. 882 more words

Day 12: The 'Worthy Poor' and Other Stuff Jesus Never Said

When he saw them, he said, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were cleansed. One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice.     528 more words

Corporate Micro-shilling for Dollars...

The microfinance delusion: who really wins?

 

Jason Hickel – The Guardian

Wednesday 10 June 2015 10.11 BST

When I first learned about microfinance, I thought  it was a wonderful idea, and, like  so many others, assumed that it was creating success, especially for the women in 3rd World countries who seemed to be taking advantage of  these loans to help feed their families, etc. 181 more words