Microfinance

Credit risk faced by microfinance institutions (MFI) in India

Microfinance institutions (MFI) are faced with many problems which restrict their potential. These issues, mainly... More

Difference between microfinance institutions and commercial banks in India

The financial sector in India has been formally serving the economic needs of its urban... More

Challenges faced by the Indian microfinance industry

Poverty, a raging economic issue, exists in most of the developing countries. The actual reason... More

Types of microfinance institutions in India

Microfinance organization is not new to the financial market in India. Due to the overwhelming... More

Consequences of risk management faced by microfinance institutions (MFIs’) in India

Microfinance institutions (MFIs') serve two major needs of the rural poor population in India. These... More

Operational risk management of microfinance institutions

With the increased usage of technology and recognition of the significance of human resources in... More

Challenges in risk management for small scale microfinance institutions in India

For a long time now, microfinance institutions (MFI) in India have followed the traditional operational... More

Strategies adopted by microfinance institutions in India to mitigate risks

Group lending is one of the innovative tools used to mitigate credit risk. The outstanding... More

Credit risk management techniques of small scale microfinance institutions in India

Small scale microfinance institutions constitute a sizeable chunk of the entire microfinance industry in India.... More

Importance of credit risk in micro finance institutions

Micro finance institutions operate in the Indian economy with the ultimate objective to serve the... More

Investigation of the slow growth rate of the microfinance industry of India

Owing to the increase in the economic development and growing Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of... More

Risk management techniques adopted by small scale microfinance institutions in India

In the previous article, the author reviewed the need for credit risk management in microfinance... More

The need for credit risk management in micro finance institutions

Micro finance institutions operate in the economy with the ultimate objective to serve the financially... More

A brief history of microfinance

The first microenterprise program began in the developing world in the early 1960s and emerged... More

Neoclassical approaches to household decision making

The traditional neoclassical economic approaches to household decision making leaves no room for...

Microfinance as a tool to initiate women’s empowerment

International aid and development work related to addressing poverty often focuses on the issue of... More

Microfinance in India

Mircofinance has of late become an indispensible part of India’s economy as the financial needs... More

The cash budget formation process

A cash flow budget is a plan. External events may influence the actual performance as... More