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David Roodman's Microfinance Open Book Blog


Priscilla Wakefield, founder of the first savings bank in 1798, forgotten pioneer of financial service for the poor, now has her own blog: Priscilla Wakefield: Travels in juvenile literature, maintained by Ruth Graham of New Zealand.

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