From: Max More <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>But how to give without encouraging depending and rewarding
>slothfulness? As a frequent visitor to the Motley Fool web site,
>I checked out their group charity drive and liked the look of the
>Grameen Foundation. Their method is to make microloans to assist
>poor people in starting businesses that will support them
>indefinitely. They claim a 97% payback rate (partly achieved
>through group pressure--all recipients in a group must pull
>through for any to continue receiving microloans).
>If not, the organizations own site is at:
I second this, I have the book by the founder of Grameen bank sitting on my next-to-read pile, and have been fascinated ever since first learning about them.
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