Thank you for bringing out an issue (Radiance
, 8-14 March, 09) focused on microfinance as an instrument of poverty alleviation. This humble scribe has been writing about this, in the context mainly of the Grameen Bank of Bangladesh, recommending to the Indian Muslim community leadership to take it up on a large scale but after ridding it of the element of interest. This issue of Radiance
, however, clarifies the differences between the GB model and other models such as Self...