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In India, greed creeps into microlending, critics sayby Rama Lakshmi
The microcredit revolution has been celebrated for helping poor women in developing countries start small businesses. By borrowing money for purchases such as a buffalo or sewing machine, the women were able to help lift their families out of poverty.
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