Politically radical social workers didn’t expect to be working in a bank any more than white-collar bankers expected to be holding meetings in a crowded public market. The microfinance loan officer is a unique sort of professional, and when commercial microfinance began, there weren’t any of them. New types of hybrid organizations always have to make up institutional culture from scratch. “When you don’t have a ready-to-wear model for how to function and you’re trying to combine these...

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