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Insights on global micro finance

Tuesday, March 20, 2007
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A SQUARE :: 20Mar07 Insights on global micro finance
Category Micro Finance
Faculty Klaus Tischhauser
Expertise Microfinance
Author Sona Blessing
Faculty Name
Investing in global Microfinance ... responsAbility


What is Microfinance? Microfinance (mf) provides financial services for poor but economically active people in developing and transitioning countries.


Access to credit and other financial services is crucial in development terms, since it promotes micro-entrepreneurial activity, which contributes towards the end of creating a stable and sustainable income stream.


Unlike people in industrialised nations, access to financial services for these people is difficult to manage owing to a lack of adequate collateral.

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