financial inclusion

Top ten takeaways from the Financial Inclusion Summit Asia 2016

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The 2016 Financial Inclusion Summit was a resounding success when it ran back in April. Here are the top 10 takeaways from the show, some food for thought as we look forward to the 2017 edition: Microfinance institutions are generally experiencing very high repayment rates of between 95-99%. On average the top 100 most profitable microfinance institutions worldwide have an average …

Financial Inclusion Summit Asia

Highlights from the 2016 Financial Inclusion Summit

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RECAP Drawing from its humble beginnings during the microfinance revolution of the 1970s, the financial inclusion movement has since evolved into a global multi-billion dollar commercial opportunity. In 2012, the Asian Development Bank approved 121 projects amounting to an estimated USD $2.59 billion. Numerous Asian governments, banks and NGOs are now actively seeking the empowerment of the underbanked populace and …