Sep 25, 2019 12:15 PM
Ms. Petra Nelson, Grameen America
Poverty Alleviation through Microlending
Ms. Nelson is the Development Manager for Grameen America, a nonprofit microfinance organization that provides small loans, training, and support to low-income women to help them build businesses, achieve higher family incomes, and revitalize their communities.
She will be discussing the success of Grameen's microlending model, and how it alleviates poverty while stimulating economic development.  She will also be discussing the resources that Grameen provides to its target population - women who live below the federal poverty line.
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