04 Mar '12, 1pm

SKS threaten borrowers pushing them to kill themselves | Care2 Causes

SKS threaten borrowers pushing them to kill themselves | Care2 Causes

One of the largest micro-lenders in India, SKS Microfinance, is being investigated as a result of the deaths of 7 of its borrowers in Andhra Pradesh. The company has denied any involvement but its own external investigator has linked SKS employees to the deaths. For many years, Grameen Bank was the micro-finance success case study. Grameen Bank started among poor women in India and was such a resounding success that there is a Grameen USA that has since been brought to Queens, NY. Women repaid their loans timely and thereby established a means to take care of their families while establishing credit worthiness for further loans. But the stories of SKS micro-lenders taking a hard position with borrowers experiencing difficulty in repaying their loans is not for the faint of heart. The company’s own investigators report that a “SKS debt collector told a delinquent borrower t...

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