The vast majority of people taking out microfinance loans in Sierra Leone are women. Photograph: Kate Holt for The Guardian

Microfinance lenders in Sierra Leone accused of ‘payday loan’ interest rates

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The Guardian: Microfinance lenders in Sierra Leone accused of ‘payday loan’ interest rates, by 2019 HRC Fellow Mara Kardas-Nelson.

Left: The vast majority of people taking out microfinance loans in Sierra Leone are women. Photograph: Kate Holt for The Guardian

The vast majority of people taking out microfinance loans in Sierra Leone are women. Photograph: Kate Holt for The Guardian