Thursday, September 01, 2005

Bolivian news

From time to time i stick here some links to bolivian news. I found in Miguel's blog some interesting bits about the micro lending industry. He quotes the following article from South Africa:
Ideas we can borrow from Bolivia
Vuyo Njokweni
AMID the arguments on the most suitable regulatory framework for South African microlending, it is worth-

while taking a brief look at Bolivia, a country more associated with revolutionaries and drug peddlers.

In fact, Bolivia has a world-class microlending industry. Claudio Gonzalez Vega observed “one could not write the world history of microfinance without highlighting Bolivia”. Bolivia stands out as one of the pioneers of modern consumer finance. Its name is synonymous with successful consumer lending.
read the full story at MABB.


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