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Title

An Innovative approach to rural lending: Financiera Calpia in El Salvador

Author

Navajas, Sergio; Gonzalez-Vega, Claudio

Description

Because of the difficulties of rural lending, it is unusual to find formal organizations that offer financial services in rural areas, and it is important to understand the performance of the few microfinance organizations that have successfully reached rural areas. This paper describes the lending technology of Financiera Calpia, one such successful organization.

File No

RFP-R99/7

Agency

Rural Finance Program, Ohio State University

Date

July, 1999

Subject(s)

Rural credit, El Salvador

Pages

55