ADB - Understanding and Dealing with High Interest Rates on Microcredit

Jul 2006
Mandaluyong City, Philippines , July, 25 2006 - A Note to Policy Makers in the Asia and Pacific Region

This paper deals with an important subject in microfinance. The Asian Development Bank hopes that the paper will help policy makers gain a deeper understanding of the issues surrounding microcredit interest rates. This understanding will hopefully further enable them to pursue measures that would ensure both the continued growth of the microfinance industry, and the enhanced access of poor people to affordable microcredit.


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