People often talk (and write) about how commercialization is changing the nature of microfinance. Yet increasingly it looks like an even more fundamental shift is afoot. Microfinanciers are finally figuring out what their customers want.
Barbara is a David Bohnett Fellow at New York
University's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. She worked as a journalist for the better part of a decade, mostly
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