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The Latin American microfinance industry

Tor Jansson

The Latin American microfinance industry

How does it measure up?

by Tor Jansson

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Published by Inter-American Development Bank .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evaluation,
  • Financial services industry,
  • Latin America,
  • Microfinance,
  • Small business investment companies

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12179116M
    ISBN 101886938830
    ISBN 109781886938830
    OCLC/WorldCa49315981

    The Age of Microfinance: Destroying Latin American Economies from the Bottom Up Milford Bateman Forthcoming in Ola Financiera, May, Abstract: This article argues that the microfinance model that arrived in Latin America in the s has proven, as elsewhere . Latin American microfinance institutions have had significant success in expanding financial services to under-served populations. Progress, however, is still modest in terms of the number of people reached and the type financial service offered to low-income populations, but there I Author: Navajas, S and Tejerina, L.

    Microfinance will be useful for students and others who are looking for a wide-ranging introduction to microfinance, for national and international policy makers and donors, and for people who work in the field and are looking for a broad overview of trends and alternative strategies. to microfinance networks in Bo-livia, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. By way of example, this note summarizes the pre-sentations of three developing areas in microfinance. The complete results of the presentations and exchanges will be published in a book-length report. The Latin American Markets and International Trade Pro-.

      There are currently more than microfinance institutions operating in Latin America and the Caribbean. These institutions added million new customers in , serving a total of million clients, according to the survey, released during the 13th . LAVCA is the Association for Private Capital Investment in Latin America, a not-for-profit membership organization dedicated to supporting the growth of private capital in Latin America and the Caribbean through research, education, networking and advocacy.


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The Latin American microfinance industry by Tor Jansson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Microfinance in numbers. Inthe Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) reported that the total The Latin American microfinance industry book portfolio of the Latin American and Caribbean microfinance industry came to US$ billion at the end of Peru led the ranking with a US$ billion microcredit portfolio, followed by Ecuador (US$ billion) and Colombia (US$ billion).

This book is a must read for those who want to understand the evolution of the Latin American model of microfinance, and should be required reading for those in the microfinance industry, policymakers, development practitioners and others who are interested in improving microfinance efficiency, innovation and delivery mechanisms for tens of Format: Paperback.

contents the authors executive summary a-j conclusions the study tables 1. the microfinance industry 6 2. regulated institutions 7 3. growth of institutions 8 4. principal commercial banks 8 5. principal microfinance institutions 10 6. principal ngos 11 7. indicators: profitability & efficiency 11 8.

the profitability stars 12 9. levels of delinquency The Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), part of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is the largest provider of grants for improving the competitiveness of micro and small enterprises in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

MIF is also the largest supporter of microfinance in the region, having promoted modern technology, new management methods, and innovative products and.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The Latin American model of microfinance / Marguerite Berger --Pioneers in the commercialization of microfinance: the significance and future of upgraded microfinance institutions / Marguerite Berger, Maria Otero, and Gabriel Schor --Downscaling: moving Latin American banks.

More importantly, the Bolivian model led to the transformation of dozens of MFIs around the world, launching the expansion of microfinance from a few tiny, donor-driven programs to a global industry that today brings access to financial services to million people. For me, BancoSol symbolized the best achievements of microfinance.

T he need to regulate microfinance as a part of the financial system is a consequence of the level of development reached by this industry during recent decades, in terms of market size, the employed methodologies, and, overall, the progressive expansion of the range of products offered by the different types of microfinance institutions (MFIs).

Such products include microsavings Cited by: 2. Unique features of Latin America’s recent microfinance evolution - including innovations in regulations and technology - reflect lessons learned that may be interesting for other regions.

Developing countries around the world struggle with supplying resources to the poor. The following section provides a brief overview of Latin American microfinance, focusing on key performance indicators, the structure and type of Latin American MFIs and the existing evidence on MFI impact.

Performance of the Latin American Microfinance Sector Figure 1 shows some key performance indicators across 48 Latin American MFIs for File Size: 1MB. The book describes the evolving Latin American microfinance model. In a region of great inequality and economic instability, microfinance is a capitalist paradox.2/5(1).

Mexico stands out as an exception in Latin American microfinance. Despite having the region’s largest population and its largest microfinance market, Mexico has a relatively small overall loan.

the regulated financial system” – has sparked a deb ate within the microfinance industry (Drake and Rhyne, (4)). In some regions, notably Latin America, industry pioneers have embraced the commercialization of microfinance as the only viable way to provide high-quality financial services to low-income populations.

[1] I use the term microfinance institutions in the broadest sense, including NGOs, village banks, financial companies and regulated banks – every formal institution that offers financial services to people with low-income.

[2] $5bn is about the amount of outstanding credit of all MFIs in Latin America in and ten times more as the largest global MFI in – The Grameen Bank – had. Spotlight on Publications: Latin American Microfinance The following selection presents some of the key publications focusing on the microfinance sector in Latin America.

They address a variety of issues related to microfinance in the region, and highlight examples from a. American Microfinance The Latin American context has most of the common features of Microfinance around the world, but also has its very distinct characteristics.

The key trends that represent South America according to microfinance analyst Marguerite Burger in the book “An. the emerging impacts of microfinance in these four Latin American countries. Section 7 then outlines the crucial support to the argument being made in this article that is provided by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in its path-breaking publication ‘The age of productivity: Transforming economies from the bottom up’.

Section. related to Latin American microfinance. Chapters are written by different authors and include a number of distinct examples of Latin American experience that could be useful for understanding how the Latin American microfinance model differs from other models in use, as well as other emerging issues and challenges facing the sector.

Microfinance in Latin America and the Caribbean: how large is the market / Sergio Navajas, Luis Tejerina. (Sustainable Development Department Best practices series ; MSM) Includes.

Characteristics of Microfinance in Asia and Latin America Microfinance developed in Asia and Latin America under very different ideological, political and economic conditions.

Hence, there are distinctive differences in the industry in the two regions. A brief look at the history of two of the most famous. The Latin American model of microfinance / Marguerite Berger --Pioneers in the commercialization of microfinance: the significance and future of upgraded microfinance institutions / Marguerite Berger, Maria Otero, and Gabriel Schor --Downscaling: moving Latin American banks into microfinance / Beatriz Marulanda --Regulation and supervision of.

Microfinance is a category of financial services targeting individuals and small businesses who lack access to conventional banking and related services.

Microfinance includes microcredit, the provision of small loans to poor clients; savings and checking accounts; microinsurance; and payment systems. Microfinance services are designed to reach excluded customers, usually poorer population.Active Microfinance Institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean.

ACCION Communitaria del Peru (ACP) - This group provides financial services to microbusinesses. Av. Republica de Chile No. Jesus Maria Lima, 11 Peru Ph:(51) Fx:(51)Considering these ideas, the paper analyzes the relationship between regulatory frameworks for microfinance in 17 Latin American countries and the level of development and specific features in its.