Give a Loan, Plant a Tree, Paint a Life
It seems like good news are coming from Zambian microfinance and even more importantly banking sectors. What do you say?More commercial banks have reduced their base lending rates following the…Continue
Color Me In! gives small loans to entrepreneurs in Zambia and works with communities to plant trees for an environmentally and economically sustainable future.
To tale you the truth I am very pleased by what I was read on the page. Rely such kinds of activity which was done at Zambia should be expanded in other African country. In my mother land Ethiopia the contributions of Microfinance in poverty eradications & community empowerment is so great. But, as far as my knowhow…Continue
Guest post by one of our Board Members, James Ferrari.
In the past couple of weeks the microfinace debate has picked up again with the release of David Roodman's new book "Due Diligence: An Impertinent Inquiry into Microfinance". Even though I haven't yet read the book, I can almost surely assert that it is an excellent and well-researched work, as I have been following Mr. Roodman's Microfinance Open-Book blog for more than a year now.
"Every complexity, we are told, is the process of evolution. Yet our development planners seem to think that they can do better...that they can create complex things at one throw by a process called planning."