Charlie Artingstoll

Two hotel high rise towers partially obscures the skyline of old Yangon with a view of Yangon river in the background. Photo: Romeo Gacad/AFP
Microfinance and small business projects may sound good in theory, but do they work in practice? Residents waiting to fill plastic containers with water from a public tap in the impoverished slum quarter of Aung Mingalar on the outskirts of Yangon. Photo: AFP