TLF ID M017769
This is a unit of work about the importance of microfinance in helping impoverished people establish a small business. Intended for years 5 and 6 and written with a global education focus, the resource consists of five single- or multi-lesson activities, titled: Trapped in the poverty cycle; Operating a small business; Microfinance; Making microfinance multiply; and Funding microfinance. The activities include examining case studies, creating budgets, and developing and evaluating a business plan. Some extension activities are also included. The resource provides links to videos, a PowerPoint presentation, websites, activity templates and a range of other resources about poverty reduction.