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December 13, 2018

It is clear that the discussion on microcredit involves sharp debates on its objectives, principles, and practices, and that diverse lessons from the many forms and contexts of microfinance may be derived. Almost all studies testify that the poorest of the poor do not benefit. This must be taken as an obiter dicta and strong reminder for remedial reform… [Y]et, it is important to underscore the potential of microcredit to be used as a political tool for changing social structures.

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