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Reaching 175 Million families with microfinance

More than 100 Million of World’s Poorest Benefit from Microcredit

New York, N.Y.— More than 106 million of the world’s poorest families received a microloan in 2007, surpassing a goal …

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Intro

Altagracia DamianAltagracia Damian started a tiny ceramics business in the Dominican Republic. She believes that development, whether personal or professional, …

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Nurjahan

Nurjahan is a borrower of the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. Her name means “the light of the world.” Abandoned by her parents at three …

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Borrower Stories: Ethiopia

Alemnesh Geressu is one member of the Women’s Poverty Lending Program of CRS/Ethiopia (operated in collaboration with the local counterpart, Meki Vicariate, 110 …

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