Ethics Forward | Amy Shir on building wealth through microenterprise | 01-15-2019

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What role does microcredit have in helping people avoid predatory payday lenders so they can stay in their homes, pay their property tax, and get working capital to start a business or keep its doors open? Amy Shir, Executive Director of the Louisville Housing Opportunity and Micro-Enterprise Community Development Loan Fund discusses that organization's role in building wealth in historically underserved communities, where bank branches are scarce and credit is hard to come by. Embedded music is "Sage" and "Cloud Nine," by Prismic Cover photo is the LHOME logo, by Miriam Shir

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