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Microfinance success in Wales Microfinance success in Wales
Having been in business for just over a year now, and lending for almost a year, I thought I could begin celebrating some success stories – proof that microfinance is working in the Welsh context. I visited one of my early borrowers yesterday. He borrowed a small amount to enable him to open a barber’s shop- he was recovering from a difficult past which had included a period of depression and unemployment but he had dragged himself out of that to the point of being able to start his own business. That history and perhaps also the small size of...

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