We knew microfinance was powerful, but funding the universe…?
But on a more serious note, this site seems to be a good source of microfinance news, especially for those looking to get some return on their investment, and wanting to judge the performance of commercial funds.
Their stated aim is this:
Since microfinance is currently dominated by governments and charities, objective information with a business orientation is scarce and buried under academic jargon. We seek to provide honest, candid information on microfinance as an emerging investment class.
If you have no idea what microfinance is, you can learn something about it in these places: