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Micro-finance institutions in Kenya

Jeanne Koopman

Micro-finance institutions in Kenya

client profiles and institutional change

by Jeanne Koopman

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Published by African Studies Center, Boston University in Boston, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementby Allan Hoben.
SeriesWorking papers in African studies -- no.238, Working papers in African studies (Boston, Mass.) -- no.238.
ContributionsBoston University. African Studies Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 leaves ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19680852M

The book has three parts: part one takes a macroeconomic perspective toward general microfinance issues and is primarily non-technical. Part two narrows its focus to the provision of financial intermediation, taking a more technical approach and moving progressively toward more specific (or micro) issues. Microfinance institutions in Kenya need to adopt and subscribe to performance standards in their operations so as to measure and ensure growth. In the Philippines the Central Bank as a member of the National Credit Council worked very hard in finalizing a set of performance standards that can be used by microfinance institutions across the. there are an estima Micro Finance Institutions, with charters ranging from non profit NGOs to Credit Unions and Commercial Banks. The 1, MFIs who at the end of were reporting to the Microfinance Information eXchange (MIX) have 70 million borrowers and a similar number of savers. Total loan port folio stands at US$ 40bn.


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