This course provides students with a practical understanding of the processes, growth, and challenges involved in micro-financing programs. It will drawing on some of the most well-known programs around the world, such as the Grameen Bank and similar programs in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the United States. The goal is to guide participants to effectively assess the advantages and disadvantages of implementing a new microfinancing program, evaluate an existing program in which they may be involved, or critically analyze a program they are familiar with.
It will also examine how microfinancing programs address other development challenges such as gender, health, and education. Additionally, the course will examine communication dimensions involved in microfinancing programs and the role of communication processes in advancing microfinancing programs and broader development goals.
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Registration information can be obtained by contacting Rafael Obregon, Ph.D.