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Renso Martínez Ramírez in collaberation with the Multilateral Investment Fund
MIX y el Fondo Multilateral de Inversiones se complacen en presentar la edición de 2012 de “Microfinanzas Américas: Las 100 mejores”, nuestra instantánea anual de las 100 instituciones microfinancieras más destacadas de América Latina y el Caribe. Al igual que los tres últimos años, los rankings han sido elaborados con base en el desempeño de las instituciones en tres áreas críticas: alcance, eficiencia y transparencia.
MIX presents the “2006-2011 Trends for the Latin American and the Caribbean microfinance market”, an update to the trend report published in August 2011. This report shows the region’s performance based on a variety of indicators in categories such as outreach, growth, credit types, financial structure, and profitability and risk.
Rwanda is still very much a nation working towards recovery. In 2000, nearly two-thirds of the population was living below the national poverty line. Five years later, poverty rates remained at nearly 60 percent. However, Rwanda has experienced positive and rapid growth since then, with poverty rates having dropped to 45 percent and still decreasing.
Kenya has been among the most frequently-cited countries in discussions of financial inclusion, especially surrounding the rise of mobile money. Given this rapid change, what types of financial services does someone in Kenya have access to today? Is there equal access throughout the country or is it concentrated or missing in certain areas? The Kenya Map of Financial Inclusion (Fig.