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SKS Akula Article

“It is a commercial means, but fundamentally there is a social goal” SKS Microfinance founder Vikram Akula talks about his model to overcome the three constraints of capital, capacity and cost that stand in the way of scaling up the reach of microfinance by Shloka Nath Sep 21, 2009 Image: Vikas Khot Vikram Akula, Founder, …
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Debunking Myths about the Poor and Financial Services

A great WSJ article on myths behind microfinance and the viability of the business model in addressing sustainable and profitable methods in eleviating poverty and inclusive finance. . http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125203953484285845.html?mod=googlenews_wsj . By SUYASH RAI and SONA VARMA . The power of finance to transform the lives of the poor is not well understood. Despite recent articles …