A Fistful of Rice: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability

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Around the globe, poverty has held too many people in its grip for too long. While microfinance - small loans to impoverished individuals - initially attracted attention in the press, it didn't achieve the scale, scope, and profitability necessary to substantially combat poverty. All that changed with Vikram Akula's creation of SKS Microfinance. In this highly personal narrative, A Fistful of Rice, Akula reveals how he pieced together the best of both philanthropy and (to his surprise) capitalism to help millions of India ...

A Fistful of Rice: My Unexpected Quest to End Poverty Through Profitability 2010, Harvard Business School Press, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9781422131176

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