Managing Microfinance

Posted on January 27, 2012 by Tara Thiagarajan in Blog, Microfinance, OpEds. Comments Off on Managing Microfinance

In the 1980s and early 90s lending to the poor was considered a losing proposition in the banking sector. In the mid 1990s, the problem that microfinanciers stepped in to solve, was to find a way to make credit available to the poor on large scale in a viable way. This meant finding effective ways of delivering credit to people with no collateral to offer and mechanisms to ensure repayment. On these counts the industry has had some fair success and some failures.

Read the complete article in the Indian Management Journal

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