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A Kenyan Restauranteur Flourishes Through Microfinancing

  • Posted: 2/24/2013
    • Length: 02:18
    • Plays: ???
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Olivia Wilde and Nick Kristof visit Joyce, a Kenyan woman who owns a restaurant in Nairobi. Joyce is a member of Jamii Bora, Kenya's largest microfinance organization and a powerful agent of change for the country's women. It provides loans to individuals, including former beggars, prostitutes, and the severely impoverished, who would be unable to pursue their ambitions without financing.

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