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Author Ledgerwood, Joanna.

Title Transforming Microfinance Institutions : Providing Full Financial Services to the Poor
Published Washington, DC : World Bank : MicroFinance Network ; [Stockholm] : Sida, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xlviii, 517 pages) : illustrations
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; Introduction; List of Boxes; List of Figures; List of Tables; Abbreviations; PART I Savings and Regulation: Principles and Policies; PART II Transforming the Institution: Strategic Decisions; PART III Transforming the Institution: Operational Implications; PART IV Case Studies; Appendix 1 Sequencing the Introduction of Public Savings in Regulated MFIs; Index
Summary In response to a clear need by low-income people to gain access to the full range of financial services including savings, a growing number of microfinance NGOs are seeking guidelines to transform from credit-focused microfinance organizations to regulated deposit-taking financial intermediaries. In response to this trend, this book presents a practical 'how-to" manual for MFIs to develop the capacity to become licensed and regulated to mobilize deposits from the public. "Transforming Microfinance Institutions" provides guidelines for regulators to license and regulate microfina
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Economic assistance, Domestic -- Developing countries.
Microfinance -- Developing countries.
Poverty -- Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author White, Victoria, 1962-
LC no. 2006045423
ISBN 0821366157
0821366165 (electronic bk.)
9780821366165 (electronic bk.)