For the world’s poor, getting a business loan can be next to impossible – they simply don’t have the collateral the banks demand. But a growing ‘microcredit’ movement is giving them a hand-up, not a hand-out, and the chance to make it on their own. But is it a panacea to poverty?
Where Credit is Due is a 50-minute radio documentary I wrote and produced on microcredit and the bankrolling of dreams, and features visits to projects in Northern Ghana. [50 minutes; produced in 2006]