Justin Oliver is executive director of the Centre for Micro Finance in India.
February 24, 2011 / Justin Oliver, Daniel Radcliffe
Imagine you’re a migrant laborer living entirely in the cash economy. How do you send money home to your wife and kids? How do you buy supplies from the next town over? How do you pay utility bills?
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