How Micro-Credit Is Revolutionizing Bangladesh

Credit Where Credit's Due (2000): An inspiring story of micro-credit yielding considerable return in Bangladesh For downloads and more information visit http://journeyman.tv/14883/short-films-archive/credit-where-credits-due.html "Poverty is not created by poor people... Poverty is created by institutions that we build, policies that we pursue; concepts that we create." Mohammad Yunus created a concept to combat poverty - micro-credit - providing loans to the poor to whom the banks won't lend. And it works. Life recounts how taking out a loan revolutionised the lives of village women Jahanara, Bilkis, Nargis, Minara, Mageda and Shonda - not only increasing their incomes but also helping to improve their, and their children's, health. TVE - Ref. 2219 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.