Empowering Women in Bengal, India Through Micro-Loans
Geographer and Author
Using the methods developed by Nobel prize winner Mohammed Yunis in Bangladesh, two Indian Americans have established a Micro-Loan program to help women help themselves in West Bengal, India. The presenter accompanied the two donors for eight days, as they visited villages in rural areas north of Calcutta. She has documented how their vision and aid is enabling women to help their families through entrepreneurism.