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Serving Sri Lanka

This web log is a news and views blog. The primary aim is to provide an avenue for the expression and collection of ideas on sustainable, fair, and just, grassroot level development. Some of the topics that the blog will specifically address are: poverty reduction, rural development, educational issues, social empowerment, post-Tsunami relief and reconstruction, livelihood development, environmental conservation and bio-diversity. 

Thursday, January 27, 2005

Microfinance - Grameen Foundation USA

About us : Microfinance - Grameen Foundation USA: "Microfinance is often considered one of the most effective and flexible strategies in the fight against global poverty. It is sustainable and can be implemented on the massive scale necessary to respond to the urgent needs of those living on less than $1 a day, the World"s poorest."
This idea is apealing. I have not yet had the time to closely study the activities of the Grameen Foundation. Can somebody please visit their website and evaluate their work with respect to the situation in Sri Lanka.


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