US Agency for International Development (USAID) - Supports Economic Empowerment for the World's Poor Through Microfinance (press release)

The press release from USAID outlines the agency’s involvement in micro enterprise development projects during the 1990s, and claims that ‛micro enterprise development, providing credit and economic opportunity to the disenfranchised poor, helps ensure that the benefits of economic growth are available to all’

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