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Introduction to Microfinance

. the supply of loans, savings and other basic financial services to the poor. by the poor include working capital loans, consumer credit, savings, pensions. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Title: Introduction to Microfinance

Introduction to Microfinance

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  • Topic 1 Where does Microfinance come from?
  • Topic 2 What is Microfinance ?
  • Topic 3 Who are the clients of Microfinance ?
  • Topic 4 What are the main issues in Microfinance

money in small fragile businesses

Urban Program for Livelihood Finance

and Training

What is Microfinance.
  • CGAP definition
  • Microfinance is the supply of loans, savings and

other basic financial services to the poor.

Urban Program for Livelihood Finance

and Training

What is Microfinance.
  • Asian Development bank definition
  • Microfinance is the provision of a broad range

What is Microfinance.

The services in Microfinance

Financial services needed by the poor include

working capital loans, consumer credit, savings,

pensions, insurance, and money transfer services

Urban Program for Livelihood Finance

and Training

What is Microfinance.
  • Definition of Microfinance institution
  • From ADB Microfinance institutions are defined

and Training

What is Microfinance.

Microfinance clients are low-income people

receiving one or several Microfinance

Urban Program for Livelihood Finance

and Training

Who are the clients of Microfinance.

Target groups methodologies

Urban Program for Livelihood Finance

and Training

Who are the clients of Microfinance.
  • Describing the clients targeted, using the
following categories and questions.
  • Economic activities
  • Scale of activitieswould you classify your

    clients as people operating income generating

    activities or as micro-enterprises? Why? What is

    the maximum assets owned by business prior to

    receiving a loan (or the value of assets

    necessary to start a business)? How many people

    will be typically employed in the business?
  • Sector of activities in which sector do your

    clients operate (production, service, trade,

    agriculture,/livestocks). What approximate

    percentage of all clients are or do you expect to

    be engaged in this sector ?
  • Time in operation How long, on average, would

    your clients have been operating their business

    for the first time?
  • Demographic characteristics
  • Age
  • Citizenship
  • Gender
  • Education and literacy levels
  • Cultural characteristics
  • Cultural cohesion (factors binding people in a community church, cooperatives, paluwagan, etc.)
  • Perception of credit
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