Achieving Takeoff Part VI in Omidyar Network’s case for a sector-based approach to impact investing

It is telling that so many in the impact investing sector—including us in this online series—consistently fall back on microfinance as the example of successful impact investing for the disadvantaged. Microfinance, despite recent controversy and misgivings, has indeed reached massive scale—an estimated 200 million people.  But microfinance took three decades to attain this scale, and it still reaches a modest percentage of those in need. More…

Source: Standford Social Innovation Review

admin // 08.10.2012

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