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Microfinance makes businesses successful in Guinea

Guinea has long been ranked among the poorest countries in the world, making life tough for the nation’s many micro-entrepreneurs, who until recently have been unable to access the capital needed to grow their businesses and improve the lives of their families. In 2001, guided by its national poverty reduction strategy, the Government invited the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) to help the country’s poor to help themselves through a microfinance project