Commercial Banks and Microfinance : Evolving Models of Success

  title={Commercial Banks and Microfinance : Evolving Models of Success},
  author={Elizabeth F. Littlefield and Jeanette A. Thomas and Ousa Sananikone and Baydas and Valenzuela Graham}
There is a vast potential market for retail financial services among low-income clients, and a growing number of commercial banks have successfully entered this market. These are the findings of recent research undertaken by CGAP, the global resource center for microfinance supported by a syndicate of 30 multilateral, bilateral, and private donors. Microfinance is the category of financial services offered to lower-income people, where the unit size of the transaction is usually small (" micro… CONTINUE READING


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