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Tiny Loans, Tremendous Returns: Tales from the Microlending Frontier

Sometimes, small gestures can make huge differences in people's lives and livelihoods. That's the premise -- and the power -- of microlending. For proof, one need look no further than the stories of Marcia and Karen, two entrepreneurs in Costa Rica. They've both been given a leg up from Grameen Bank and Whole Foods Market's (WFM) Whole Planet Foundation. If you're a Whole Foods shopper, you may have heard the buzz about its Whole Planet Foundation.
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