What Is Aadhaar and Why Is It So Important?

What Is Aadhaar and Why Is It So Important?

In simple terms, Aadhaar is the largest-scale program for establishing biometric identity ever launched. Taking its name from a Hindi word meaning “foundation,” Aadhaar aims to provide everyone living in India with a personal 12-digit identification number. This...
The Dark Side of Microfinance

The Dark Side of Microfinance

The theory behind microfinance is that if you empower poor people with access to financial services, they will be able to lift themselves out of poverty, improve the economic condition of their community and reach their full potential in life. This theory has had...