A compact critique of microlending hype by James Surowiecki – while microloans are exciting, they generally benefit only the entrepreneur – to create jobs and have larger impact, finance has to serve SMEs in the “missing middle”
Adam Greenfield sings the praises of the Kona Africabike, a well-designed urban bicycle where half your purchase price goes to purchase bikes for AIDS clinic workers in poor countries.
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Thought you might be interested in a few of my recent radio documentaries about three African countries including Ghana.
i read your blog often. thank-you for all the work.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Montreal Quebec
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