Category Archives: Theme Eight: Business Case for Savings-led Microfinance Integrated with Non-Financial Services?

A Business Case Based on a Different Notion of the Market

Picking up on the “different notion of the market” in my last post (# 76), I would like to propose a good way for the savings group movement to make its case to the philanthropic and public financing markets. The … Continue reading

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A Different Notion of “the Market”

Is there a business case for savings-led microfinance (specifically savings group programs) that is at all comparable to the business case that has been made in Theme Seven for credit-led microfinance (specifically village banking)? Referring to my last post (# … Continue reading

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A Different Notion of “Sustainability”

When advocates of credit- and savings-led microfinance dialogue about “sustainability,” they talk past each other. Each side means something different when they use the word. They focus on different units of analysis—the financial service institution vs. the savings group. Though … Continue reading

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