When People Make Their Own Banks : Planet Money : NPR

An ex-con lends money to people in need; a group of friends creates a savings club. Even without banks, people often figure out how to get the money they need, when they need it.

http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2013/06/14/191606307/when-people-make-their-own-banks?ft=1&f=93559255&utm_source=feedly