on vikram akula’s attempt to get back into sks microfinance, by my colleague john samuel raja and me.
I worked on these two stories on the mutual benefit trusts with my colleague john samuel raja d. (see this and this).
a few months ago, papers and tv channels in andhra pradesh began reporting that women who had taken loans from microfinance companies were killing themselves. after 2005-06, when there had been similar reports of suicides amongst MFI borrowers back in 2005-06 (see this), this was the second such outbreak. the whole thing was surprising. while media […]
An investigative ET report on why Suresh Gurumani had to go. (see this article for context)
on the fourth of october, sks microfinance surprised all and sundry by announcing it had fired CEO Suresh Gurumani.
sks microfinance bosses sell shares in the company before its IPO.