Sri Lankan communities struggling to pay debts

Unregulated companies charging high interest rates for small loans is deeply affecting some communities.

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    Accessible small loans, known as micro-financing, have helped countless entrepreneurs around the world to launch or develop their own businesses.

    But in Sri Lanka, unregulated companies charging high interest rates are leaving some communities struggling to survive.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports from the Northern city of Jaffna.


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