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Shadowing Microfinance Methodologies Part 1

Shadowing Microfinance Methodologies Part 1

Individual Business Loans   Today I will be shadowing Rajesh, the loan officer responsible for doing promotions and developing the...

Baby food – YUM YUM!

Baby food – YUM YUM!

Surrounded by lush green forests, the Amritam baby food production house provides employment to 11 women. This project is a...

Microfinance in Action

Microfinance in Action

Catalina and I were lucky enough to visit Swadhaar’s Chembur branch last week and catch a group loan disbursement in...

How to make Appam

How to make Appam

Appam is a common daily food in Kerala which is usually eaten for breakfast or dinner. It is a type...

Looking Through Indian Eyes

Looking Through Indian Eyes

(Spanish Version Below) Visit India confronts people and offers them to look with different eyes the meaning of two words:...

The Entrepreneurial Indian Tailor

The Entrepreneurial Indian Tailor

As you drive through the streets of Vijayanagar, a colourful residential area in north-west Bangalore, the smell of beef carcasses...

Empowering Indian women entrepreneurs with financial literacy skills

Empowering Indian women entrepreneurs with financial literacy skills

I am posting from Bangalore, India where I am working with ACCION Technical Advisors on their Client Education training programmes....

Indian microfinance and music

Indian microfinance and music

posted by Alexandra Shaw, ACCION International This February, I traveled to Bihar in India to interview clients of Saija Finance,...