International Development, Community, and Environment

Title

Introduction: Microcredit and Empowerment of Women: Blurring the Boundary between Development and Capitalism

Document Type

Book Chapter

Abstract

In contrast to Mohammad Yunus, the founder of Grameen Bank, who uses tiny amounts of capital to make a difference in the face of dire poverty, Colin Powell, the U.S. Secretary of the State wants to mobilize "the blessings of Americans' abundant wealth and time" to help the poor and disadvantaged © 2006 editorial matter and selection, Jude L.Fernando; individual chapters the contributors.

Publication Title

Microfinance: Perils and Prospects

Publication Date

11-24-2005

First Page

1

Last Page

36

ISBN

9780415650120

DOI

10.4324/9780203329245

Keywords

microfinance

Disciplines

Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sociology

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