Recently I have been spending the few precious moments I have between studying and working by reading up more on microfinance. It’s a field that has got an enormous amounts of interest from the world and yet still seems just to be getting started. In these harsh financial times it is interesting to follow if the financing is still there and how it impacts.
I have also been checking out a lot of the services that have mushroomed for peer-to-peer microlending, that is services that gives you the opportunity to invest some money into a business in say Pakistan through a microloan. I’ve got a future post where I’ll tell you more about that.
For now, I’d just like to share a video that should go viral created to raise awareness of microlending and especially to women (which is the basis for microlending anyway):