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Wednesday, February 2, 2011
In autumn 2009, a young Nepalese filmmaker extensively travelled dozens northern Bangladeshi villages meeting hundreds of microfinance service users and observing the alleged change brought about by the system. The documentary, Micro Dreams (2010), features the crux of his findings and poses some crucial questions to microfinance practitioners, development agencies and governments across the globe as to whether microfinance should continued to be taken as a virtual panacea for economic development and social empowerment of the poor. Preview this film!