Hugh Sinclair

Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic

Hugh Sinclair

Talk: Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic

Hugh Sinclair speaks about his personal experiences during 10 years in the microfinance industry, in which he discovers that the feel-good stories of poor women who lift their families out of poverty with the aid of a $500 loan are only occasionally true. Hear how the reality doesn't quite match the press releases

Hugh Sinclair

Hugh Sinclair spent his first 18 years living in London, before his lifelong passion for travelling and exploring took over.

Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic

A deeply personal story written by a microfinance insider who was once tapped as an anonymous source for a New York Times expos - Reveals the shocking truth of the industry once hailed as the miraculous solution to world poverty.

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