Milaap was featured in Moneylife, a personal finance magazine. The online version is here: Helping to help
Helping to help
Milaap, a micro-lending platform, believes that a little help goes a long way, Shukti Sarma reports.
After working in Singapore, Anoj Viswanathan joined SKS Microfinance, working on energy and water services in rural India. The impact of a $10 solar lantern, sold on credit to poor tribal villagers, triggered the idea of starting a micro-lending platform. His friends Sourabh Sharma and Mayukh Choudhury were also working on similar projects. Together, they founded Milaap in June 2010 and registered it as a society.
And here's a glimpse of the print version: