September, 24, 2017
Banking on Technology
15 Jul
2011
  • Posted by Mahathi R. Arjun
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In the current times, microfinanciers might benefit immensely by focusing their efforts on the development of technology relevant to a changing industry

Microfinance 2.0
15 Jul
2011
  • Posted by Dr. Tara Thiagarajan
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To deliver on the true promise of microfinance to build productive value among the poor, microfinanciers must find ways of finding and financing genuine microentrepreneurs with the highest chance of success using clever success profiling and risk assessment

Microcredit: In need of a champion entrepreneur
15 Jun
2011
  • Posted by S. Meera & S. Prem Kumar
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India’s microcredit industry is going through a shakeup. In spite of several regulatory challenges, the Andhra Pradesh crisis and in general, bad press associated with the sector, the need for microcredit cannot be ignored. What the sector needs is a champion who can see the industry through this trying phase into the future

360-degree Transformation
15 Nov
2010
  • Posted by S.Meera
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Giving loans is the easy part. What is more critical is to enable that loan to be used effectively. This is just one of the goals Madura Microfinance has. Its vision is to not just create enterprises, but, also bring about a transformation in the rural context through lending, education and by expanding markets.

Rang De takes microlending online
15 May
2010
  • Posted by S.Meera
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Rang De is a social initiative that provides web-based microcredit to lower income households across India. A closer look at those who encourage social investing

Serving the urban poor
15 May
2010
  • Posted by S. Prem Kumar
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Samit Ghosh started Ujjivan, India’s first large-scale urban microfinance institution, to take financial services to a segment that was largely ignored by everyone

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