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Confessions of a Microfinance Heretic by Hugh Sinclair

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7 Something Not Quite Right in Holland

Onyeka and his trusted sidekick slogged around Nigeria fixing branches. It was tedious, repetitive work, but this was their job and they were reasonably paid for doing it. I received the occasional email from Onyeka asking specific questions, and it was reassuring to see that our work was being successfully replicated. It made little difference to the poor, who continued to pay through the nose. I rather hoped that LAPO was a closed chapter. The prospect of a return visit had minimal appeal, and as long as they could limp through another year or two and continue repaying Triple Jump, I assumed that my work with LAPO was over.

Six months after our second trip to Nigeria, on January 22, 2008, I received a ...

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