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Title

The microfinance phenomenon

Author

McGuire, Paul B.; Conroy, John D.

Description

This paper considers the achievements of microfinance to date and offers some suggestions for the future. The paper includes a charting of the rise of microfinance, a brief description of some of the main models of microfinance, and a discussion of the success of microfinance institutions in reaching clientele and achieving sustainability. This paper was also published in Asia-Pacific Review, vol. 7 no. 1, 2000.

File No

FDC-M5

Agency

Foundation for Development Cooperation (FDC)

Date

2000

Subject(s)

Microfinance

Pages

19

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