Marie Michael Library

Title

Using credit unions as conduits for micro-enterprise lending: Latin-American insights

Author

Adams, Dale W.

Description

This discussion of credit unions analyzes their strengths and weaknesses in handling loans to microenterprises. It includes a historical background on credit unions and microenterprises, an analysis of major issues that might be considered before funneling funds through credit unions to small businesses, the results of programs aimed at developing credit unions in the Dominican Republic and several other Latin American countries, and guidelines for policy makers on credit unions and microenterprises.

File No

ILO-PB-W12

Agency

International Labour Organisation (ILO)

Date

1995

Subject(s)

Credit unions, Latin America

Pages

19

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