Wednesday, December 06, 2006

Microlending Moguls

Micro Lending Moguls

Silicon Valley Moguls
Support Microlenders,
Just Not in the U.S.

6, 2006; Page B1


This ought to be the perfect time to be Silicon Valley's biggest microlender, making small, business-oriented loans to poor people, the part of the population usually considered credit risks by banks. It's a popular subject today. Its most famous advocate, Muhammad Yunus, just won the Nobel Peace prize for his efforts in the rural villages of the developing world.

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