Microfinance: Wins, Losses, and Lessons

Microfinance was once heralded as the panacea to global poverty, but reality has not matched the hype. What have we learned from the global microfinance movement? Where do we go from here? Peter shares lessons from his recent impact evaluation studies as well as his own experience working in microfinance with multiple organizations and within contexts throughout Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.


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