Innovating The Brick-and-Mortar Injustice Infrastructure
JUNE 16, 2013
This week''s post is by Andy Posner , Co-Founder & Executive Director of Capital Good Fund ( CGF ), a non-profit microfinance organization targeting the root causes of poverty through innovative micro-loans and personal financial coaching.
Lessons for Social Entrepreneurs from the Microfinance Crisis
Harvard Business Review
APRIL 22, 2011
The microfinance industry has in just a few years gone from making headlines for the Nobel Peace Prize to stories about limited impact, allegedly abusive tactics, client suicides, government crackdowns, major lenders struggling with insolvency and the forcible removal of Mohammed Yunus as Managing Director of Grameen Bank. But we shouldn't ignore how the microfinance industry made itself vulnerable to attacks with a political motive. Ethics Social enterprise Social entrepreneurshi