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Episode 240 - Dr. Medha Samant: Women's Empowerment Through "Credit-Plus" Microfinance in India

Monday, May 21, 2018, 7:53:52 AM

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In this episode, our guest Dr. Medha Samant discusses the history and implementation of Annapurna Pariwar, a group of five developmental organizations working in India since 1993. Its goal and mission is to empower poor women and their families related to their finances, education, and health. Dr. Samant describes how she optimizes social workers' skill sets in service to the mission and how she overcame institutional resistance to microfinance efforts to empower the poor.

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