Banking on Beggars! He Made Beggars Open Bank Accounts & Transformed Lives Of Villagers In Tamil Nadu | Milaap

Banking on Beggars! He Made Beggars Open Bank Accounts & Transformed Lives Of Villagers In Tamil Nadu

There is a vast disparity between the rich and the poor in India, a country with a billion plus populace. One man, J S Parthiban, a manager at the South Indian bank tried to bridge that gap. He encouraged and aided beggars from across New Delhi to open bank accounts, save what they earned and make a better life for themselves. Hailing from Tamil Nadu, he got back to his roots and spearheaded micro-loans to villagers. Here's how one man changed the destinies of the lives he touched. 

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This film was a winner at the BRITDOC/Co-operative Competition.Credits:Producer/Director: Andrew Hinton (pilgrimfilms.com)Photography: Eric Trometer (tarmakfilms.com)Editing: Rob Petit (milkwood.tv)Music: Rasika VartakExecutive Producers: Jeanne Faber, Suresh Mathew, Christopher Hartnell