Unit 8
Listening Practice


What is micro-credit and how is it raising the status of women?

Watch and listen to a UN web cast about Fatima, a Palestinian woman who became a well-to-do entrepeneur, thanks to micro-credit programme. 

Click here for a UN-in-Action webcast of the story of a Palestinian woman, and how she is being helped by a micro-credit programme (when you arrive, scroll down to webcast #940)

Click here for a listening comprehension exercise

Click here for a transcript of the programme

To listen to the webcast, you may need to download Real Player:
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