Marie Michael Library

Title

Small Fortunes : Microcredit and the Future of Poverty

Length

60 min.

File No

696

Format

DVD; NFB.

Description

This video explores the issues of poverty and microcredit as it features interviews with recipients of small loans in locations ranging from India to the Philippines to New York City. The documentary presents the stories of how short-term loans have resulted in dramatic changes in lifestyles for families who otherwise would have no means of lifting themselves out of their poverty. National Film Board (NFB).

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