Latest Articles in microfinance

Do You Have A Market For Your Venture?

As a distinguished Microfinance Banker and Practitioner, Researcher and Gender Specialist, Dr Jennifer Riria, Group CEO, Kenya Women Holding has led Kenya Women Microfinance Trust (KWFT) for over two decades and propelled it from unprofitable NGO to a medium sized Bank, serving low-income women and their families. We speak to her about women leadership and startup culture in Kenya

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‘Political Interference At Grassroots Level Upset Growth Of Microfinance In India’

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Ratna Vishwanathan, CEO, Microfinance Institution Network India, MFIN, says how post demonetisation, the sector is back on track

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Ratna Vishwanathan, MFIN, CEO Talks About India's First Ever Financial Literacy App & The Vision Behind It

Their vision is to be an engine of inclusive growth for India and help provide financial services to 100 million people by the year 2020

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Ujjivan Small Finance Bank Commences Its Banking Operations

The bank has committed an investment of Rs 400 crore in technology and digitisation in the next 5 years to fuel its growth

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Connecting The Poor To The Potential

Enabling the poor, especially the women, Grameen Foundation, continues to fill in life for women like Shanti who long for a better future but short on cash and assistance

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Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani, Vijay Kelkar To Start Financial Inclusion Vehicle Avanti Finance

Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani and Vijay Kelkar have come together to set up a technology-enabled microfinance entity, Avanti Finance, which will focus on delivering affordable and timely credit to under-served and un-served segments in India

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