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The personal benefits of microfinance

Microfinance is a type of banking service offered to people who normally have no access to finance. People excluded from regular banking services are farmers, the poor, and often women. Microfinance has sometimes been called ‚financial inclusion.‘ However, this is a contentious term because there is still much debate about

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What is micro insurance?

Micro insurance is one of the financial products that microfinance institutions (MFIs) offer. MFIs provide financial services to people who normally have no access to traditional finance. People excluded from regular banking services are farmers, the poor, and often women. Micro insurance is like non-micro insurance in that it helps

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How you make a micro loan

WHAT IS MICROFINANCE? Microfinance is a type of banking service offered to people who normally have no access to finance. People excluded from regular banking services are farmers, the poor, and often women. Microfinance has sometimes been called ‚financial inclusion.‘ However, this is a contentious term because there is still

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Will commercializing MFIs help or hurt the poor?

Microfinance is a type of banking service offered to people who normally have no access to finance. People excluded from regular banking services are farmers, the poor, and often women. Microfinance has sometimes been called ‘financial inclusion’. However, this is a contentious term because there is still much debate about

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The uses of microfinance in Africa

Microfinance is a type of banking service offered to people who normally have no access to finance. People excluded from regular banking services are farmers, the poor, and often women. Microfinance has sometimes been called ‚financial inclusion.‘ However, this is a contentious term because there is still much debate about

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An introduction to microfinance

WHAT IS MICROFINANCE? Microfinance is a type of banking service offered to people who normally have no access to finance. People excluded from regular banking services are farmers, the poor, and often women. Microfinance has sometimes been called ‚financial inclusion.‘ However, this is a contentious term because there is still

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