FXB founder bucks the microcredit trend

Albina du Boisrouvray, founder of FXB, felt a lot of pressure in the early days of her philanthropic giving to do what everyone else was doing and deliver her wealth as microcredit. This is why she chose not to.

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  • Michael Igoe

    Michael Igoe is a Senior Reporter with Devex, based in Washington, D.C. He covers U.S. foreign aid, global health, climate change, and development finance. Prior to joining Devex, Michael researched water management and climate change adaptation in post-Soviet Central Asia, where he also wrote for EurasiaNet. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from Bowdoin College, where he majored in Russian, and his master’s degree from the University of Montana, where he studied international conservation and development.

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