Ask the Expert: Victorine Olwanda (Microfinance)

KS4: ages 14-16KS5: ages 16+Website

An interview with an expert on Microfinance in Kenya.

Microfinance is a response to the financial needs of the poor – those that have been locked out of lending from commercial banks. As well as lending money, the microfinance bank also trains people in a range of skills, such as basic accounting and teamwork.

This could be used in teaching about alternative methods of development assistance.

 

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