The global microfinance industry realized a significant and long-awaited goal this week with the introduction of Client Protection Certification as pr...
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Across the microfinance industry a deep examination of performance is underway, as well as work to create structures that will incentivize good practices.
Vijay Mahajan, founder of the microfinance institution BASIX, and widely regarded as the dean of Indian microfinance, is walking the hot and dusty roads of rural India in his kurta pajama and sandals.
Like sex, microfinance can be safe if practiced responsibly. Recently, however, we've seen that not all participants in the microfinance industry are practicing safe microfinance.
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