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New Pathways Out of Poverty

Sam Daley-Harris and Anna Awimbo, editors
New Pathways Out of Poverty
ISBN: 978-1-56549-438-1
2011/266 pages/LC: 2011020764
A Kumarian Press Book


New Pathways Out of Poverty explores the current state of the microfinance industry and highlights some of the field's major challenges and achievements. The authors examine innovations in microfinance and capture the knowledge gained in key areas of practice. They authors also show how leading institutions are taking steps to ensure that microfinance becomes a central platform for eliminating poverty.


Sam Daley-Harris is founder and CEO of the Center for Citizen Empowerment and Transformation. He is also founder of the Microcredit Summit Campaign, which he directed for 16 years. Anna Awimbo directs two projects for the Microcredit Summit Campaign.


  • Beyond "Ethical" Financial Services—F.Sinha.
  • Challenges to the Field and Solutions—A. Simanowitz.
  • Social Business and Microfinance—M. Yunus.
  • Using Microfinance Plus Agriculture Services to Improve Rural Livelihoods and Food Security—F.H. Abed et al.
  • Toward Reinventing Microfinance Through Solving the "Last-Mile Problem"—A. Counts et al.
  • Multidecade and Multicentury Visioning—D. Ellis.