Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Financial Consortium To Alleviate Global Poverty

So improving financial services and financial systems in part can help alleviate global poverty?  Certainly!  Microfinance allows for more businesses to run,  which leads to more job creation, increasing economic growth, and thus reducing the number of people living in severe poverty.  The concept is fairly simple.  Check out this video!

-Georisa Chang
SOURCE: Consortium on Financial Systems and Poverty