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Lessons from Bangladesh: How Microfinance Can Work in America

September 2011

Daniel Davis, former community development specialist with the St. Louis Fed, traveled to Bangladesh in the winter of 2010/2011 to examine the impact microcredit has had on the developing nation.

While there, he had the opportunity to spend time with leaders of some of the world's most innovative microfinance institutions, including Dr. Muhammad Yunus, a Nobel Prize-winning economist from Bangladesh and founder of the nation's Grameen Bank. Davis' insights are shared here.

Related Article:
"All I Really Needed To Know about Microfinance I Learned in Bangladesh," by Daniel Davis, spring 2011 issue of Bridges | PDF presentation

Related Video:
Interview with Microfinance Expert and Kiva Co-Founder Jessica Jackley, May 2011