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“A POVERTY LENS ON FINANCIAL INCLUSION” Based on A Representative State-wide Study of Microfinance in Karnataka
To contribute to the dialogue between regulators and microfinance practitioners, this report endeavors to answer the question 'What do the poor...
Seal of excellence for poverty outreach and transformation
Concept paper published as Chapter 1 in “More Pathways out of Poverty”, This paper was presented by EDA MD, Frances Sinha, at...
Of interest rates, margin caps & poverty lending
The current crisis in Indian microfinance has brought down the portfolios of Indian MFIs by more than 50% from their peak in October 2010....
Competition & the role of external agents: The 2009 delinquency crisis in southern Karnataka
One year on, EDA was asked by the Association of Karnataka Microfinance Institutions (AKMI) to find out the causes of this crisis. Through...
Report of the Round Table on Responsible Financial Inclusion and Lending
This document reports on the proceedings of the Round Table on Responsible Financial Inclusion and Lending organized by the Michael & Susan...
Microfinance Self Help Groups in India - Living up to their promise?
Self-help Groups, a means of reaching rural women with savings and credit services, have taken off dramatically in India, where more than 25 million...
The maturing of Indian Microfinance: Findings and policy implications from a national study
The role of microfinance in expanding the delivery of financial services, especially to the poor, was widely discussed from the start, with...
Microfinance in South Asia - Towards financial inclusion for the poor
Written as a part of a World Bank Project in South Asia to celebrate the International year of Microcredit 2005, this paper describes the...
Insights and Foresights - EDA celebrates the 10th anniversary of its training and capacity building division
EDA training was established in 1998 to provide high quality training and capacity building services to the staff of microfinance and...
Vegetable Value Chain - An unfinished story...
From Indifference To Active Participation – Six case studies of natural resource development through social organisation
These case studies from different regions of India, explore why and how social organisation can be a critical component in natural resource...
Market Assessment of Business Development Services - among honeybee keepers in the Muzaffurpur region
This study outlines EDA’s approach to value chain analysis as the basis for introducing business development services, using the...
Market Assessment of Business Development Services - among leather artisans in the Jaipur region of India
As above, using the example of artisans in the leather sub-sector of the Jaipur region of Rajasthan.
Directives and guidelines for client protection in Indian microfinance
In response to consumer protection issues in microfinance, both globally and within India, there are a number of initiatives that set out...
EDA Technical Note on Estimating Sample Size
Sample size demystified. This note explains the statistical binomial theorem that is the basis for calculating sample size, based, not...
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