Darth Vader’s wife likes micro-finance

Ms Portman, the 25-year-old Harvard graduate who co-chairs the Village Banking campaign, said it would seek to use social networking to galvanise her generation to support microfinance.

"I have seen that ending poverty is possible – it is just a mouse click away," said Ms Portman, whose video diary about Finca’s work will feature on its page on MySpace, the social networking website. "People check their MySpace pages 10 times a day, why not harness that tool to build support for microfinance."

Here is the story.  Complain all you wish, as celebrity activism goes this is a step up.  Here is an article on micro-finance spreading to Africa.


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