Microfinance Information Exchange

Publications

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  • 05/2011
    How can we define responsible financial performance?  This is part three of a four-part series covering our current state of knowledge about the relationship between key financial and social performance indicators, produced as a prelude to the...
  • 04/2011
    In a comment to our post on cost and profitability in microfinance, John DeWit from SEF – ZAF raised the point that some MFIs may “charge high rates but...not make high returns because of large loan write-offs.”This presents a perfect opportunity to look...
  • 03/2011
    Recent commentary on microfinance has focused on the idea that there is a big problem with excess commercialization driven by greedy for-profit microcredit lenders. Perceptions of uncontrolled growth and excessive interest charged to vulnerable low...