microfinance

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Adapting to Disruption: MFIs Consider Fintech

By Micaela McCandless I’m sitting in a conference room surrounded by CEOs and board members from microfinance banks throughout Latin...

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More than Microfinance: Financial Literacy in India

By Usha Gopinath In the village of Sarai Kaji outside the city of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India, a woman...

Using Loans to Build a Better Life in Haiti

By Sydney Moyer It’s only 9:30 in the morning, but by the time we pull up outside of Emmanuel Dor’s...

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Disability Inclusion: 3 Key Insights from India

By Mandana Nakhai Since I’ve written a good bit about microfinance these last weeks, I want to turn back to...

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Franchising in Paraguay: Beyond Microfinance

By Dennis van Erp The World Wide Web tells us that: “traditional franchising is when a firm with an established...

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Steve Gross: The Missionary of Microfinance

By Jordan Coriza   If Accion’s 53-year history were represented as a pie chart, it might arguably have only three...

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3 Reasons Microfinance Still Matters

By Emma Kelsey “Banco Occidente, Banco Caja Social, Citibank, BBVA…” Don Hugo listed off the banks he had taken loans...

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Myanmar: The Final Frontier

By Jordan Coriza One of the first things you might notice when you arrive in Yangon, Myanmar are the painted...

3 Reasons Microfinance Still Matters

3 Reasons Microfinance Still Matters

“Banco Occidente, Banco Caja Social, Citibank, BBVA…” Don Hugo listed off the banks he had taken loans from in the...

The Haitian Way

By Sydney Moyer I breathe a sigh of relief as I step into the back of the van, its dark...