By Nick Hamilton, KF13 Haiti and Dominican Republic, KF14 Colombia
This is the second of a three-part article on ‘The Pros and Cons of Microfinance – A View From The Field’. The first part concentrated on the pros. The second will focus on the cons.
Most of the cons described below demonstrate one thing; microfinance assists on a micro level but is unable to affect macro-level influences. The latter are the main reason that people are impoverished in the first place.
During my time in Haiti and the Dominican Republic I generally found...Continue Reading >>