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A Beggar's Loan| 4mins
Director: Gayle Ferraro | Producer: Steps International
Focus Years: 2011 | Country: South Africa
Subject Tags: asia, bangladesh, economies, equality, fair-share
Quality Tags: Optimistic, Slow, Activating, Harmonizing
Bangladesh: from begging to business? Since 1976, the Grameen Bank has made small loans to nearly 8.5m women. Chabna is one of them. She used to beg to stay alive, now she runs her own small business selling yoghurt. "Before, I had nothing," she says, "Now I have something." Find out how microfinance has transformed her life.
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