Microfinance in India – Al Jazeera Special Video Report

Al Jazeera an international news network headquartered in Doha, Qatar has telecast a special report on Microfinance in India with a focus on the operations of MFI’s in Andhra Pradesh.

The video report starts out with the reporter interviewing borrowers in Andhra Pradesh, asking them if they have been subject to harassment from loan recover agents and shows a view of the ground reality in Andhra Pradesh. The video report also  includes comments by Vijay Mahajan , president of Microfinance Institutions Network (MFIN) India. Towards the end, the video report also shows the peer pressure that clients have to face from villagers and group members.

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Microfinance hits obstacles in India

Language – English . Duration : 2 :43

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