The Poverty Busters

The Poverty Busters Bangladesh is one of the poorest nations on the planet. Half its population lives on less than a dollar a day. To say the least, economically, geographically and now politically it's a tricky place to carry on the normal stuff of life. But if there's such a thing as a good-news story to be found here these days, you might find it a short journey out of town in places like this, the tiny semi-rural village of Dholla.

Dholla's a classic example of Mohammed Yunus now world-renowned poverty busting microcredit projects in local action. We made it to Dholla, appropriately enough, by boat. We were, after all, in Bangladesh's notorious flood-ridden Ganges Delta where most of this densely populated country's people are crammed.

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