Kapilananda Mondal

Ashoka Fellow

Citation

This profile was prepared when Kapilananda Mondal was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
Introduction
Kapil Mondol is moving beyond traditional approaches to microfinancing by introducing microbanking to villagers. Beginning in rural Bengal, Kapil's approach has rapidly spread over the last few years to encompass more than 200 villages, catching the attention of microfinance practitioners who have come from Bangladesh, Africa, and the United States to learn from him.
The New Idea
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The Person

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