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New World of Microenterprise Finance

Edited By Maria Otero,Elizabeth Rhyne
ISBN: 9781853392474
This book argues that it is possible to create sustainable and viable financial institutions that give poor people greater access to financial services. Includes case studies of successful programmes from Asia, Africa and Latin America.

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  • Synopsis
    This book argues that it is possible to create sustainable and viable financial institutions that give poor people greater access to financial services. Includes case studies of successful programmes from Asia, Africa and Latin America.
  • Table of Contents
    Foreword, Mary Houghton / vii
    Acknowledgments I ix
    Contributors / xi
    Abbreviations / xv
    Introduction / 1
    Part I Principles and Institutions for Microenterprise Finance / 9
    1 Financial Services for Microenterprises: Principles and Institutions / l l
    Elisabeth Rhyne and Maria Otero
    2 Savings Mobilization and Microenterprise Finance: The Indonesian
    Experience / 27
    Marguerite S. Robinson
    3 Principles of Regulation and Prudential Supervision and Their
    Relevance for Microenterprise Finance Organizations / 55
    Rodrigo A. Chaves and Claudio Gonzalez-Vega
    4 The Process of Institutional Development: Assisting Small Enterprise
    Institutions Become More Effective / 76
    Elaine L. Edgcomb and James Cawley
    5 The Evolution of Nongovernmental Organizations Toward Financial
    Intermediation / 94
    Maria Otero
    6 A New View of Finance Program Evaluation / 105
    Elisabeth Rhyne
    Part II Methodologies for Microenterprise Finance / 117
    7 The Solidarity Group Experience Worldwide / 119
    Shari Berenbach and Diego Guzmayi
    8 Credit Unions: A Formal-Sector Alternative for Financing
    Microenterprise Development / 140
    John H. Magill
    9 The Village Bank Methodology: Performance and Prospects / 156
    Sharon L. Holt
    10 Transformation Lending: Helping Microenterprises Become Small
    Businesses / 185
    Larry R. Reed and David R. Befus
    vi THE NEW WORLD OF MICROENTERPRISE FINANCE
    Part III A Closer Look at Successful Microenterprise Finance
    Experiences / 205
    11 Bank Rakyat Indonesia's Unit Desa System: Achievements and
    Replicability / 206
    James J. Boomgard and Kenneth }. Angell
    12 The Creation of BancoSol in Bolivia / 229
    Amy ]. Glosser
    13 The Association of Solidarity Groups of Colombia. Governance and
    Services / 251
    Arelis G6mez Alfonso with Nan Borton and Carlos Castello
    14 The Juhudi Credit Scheme: From a Traditional Integrated Method to
    a Financial Systems Approach / 268
    Albert Kimanthi Mutua
    Bibliography / 277
    Index I 295
  • Details
    Sub Title No
    Author No
    Editor Maria Otero,Elizabeth Rhyne
    Number of Pages 320
    Format Paperback / softback