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Meeting the needs of borrowers

After a flurry of announcements on payday lending over recent weeks, I have been reflecting on options for borrowing. My conclusion is, as usual, that it’s complicated. 374 more words

Co-operatives

the bandhan experiment

early in april, the rbi surprised most financial sector watchers by granting a banking license to bandhan, a microlender with most of its operations in eastern india. 156 more words

Rural India

Microfinance Does Health Care

> Posted by Elisabeth Rhyne, Managing Director, CFI

I was recently asked to give a talk at the University of Pennsylvania’s 8th (!) annual Microfinance Conference… 783 more words

Center For Financial Inclusion

Merging Fringe Finance with Financial Inclusion @ ISA2014

Last week at the International Studies Association Conference in Toronto, Marie Langevin (Ottawa) and I hosted a panel bringing together Northern and Southern perspectives on what may be termed… 972 more words

Microfinance

Mobiles and Youth Financial Inclusion: What are the Trends and Future Prospects?

Our last Technology Salon was based on the use of mobile technologies for financial inclusion. Kindly read the article below and special gratitude goes to Linda Raftree for allowing me support her with the post.   1,990 more words

African Development