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Microfinance Institutions Network Launches TVC for Backing Low-Income Women Groups

The campaign tagline aims to communicate how the microfinance industry in India has all along been actively supportive of income-generating trade activity, by low-income financially excluded women across the country.

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A $45M Investment in Fiscal Year 2022 Boosts Goal to Reach Over 30,000 Small Businesses in Nepal

The investment in the nation's recovering financial sector is part of a wider SME strategy, which aims to help spur a greater range of financial products and services such as psychometric scoring solutions and payment systems reforms.

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Mobilink Microfinance Bank, CBA Partner to Promote Access to Digital Financial Solutions

This partnership will strengthen access to financial products and services through digital platforms and improve financial literacy.

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FINCA Microfinance Bank Partners With Millat to Provide Tractors to Farmers

Under this collaboration, existing or potential customers of the bank looking to purchase a tractor for their farming needs will be able to book a tractor which will be delivered on easy terms and conditions through a quick and hassle-free process.

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British International Investment and Symbiotics Partner to Launch First-ever Green Basket Bond Across Africa, South and Southeast Asia

The green lending program will direct much-needed financing to small-scale green projects across Africa, South and Southeast Asia through local MSME banks.

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U GRO Capital’s Sectoral Approach Aids Multiple Sustainable Development Goals: Sattva Consulting Impact Assessment Study

This study would be one of India’s first such vendor social diligence undertaken by any Company, in hopes to encourage the entire lending ecosystem to measure, evaluate, and govern the impact performance for their customers.

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IFC Makes Debt Investment in Microfinance Entity CreditAccess Grameen

The proceeds will be used towards expanding the company’s portfolio to female borrowers for income generation purposes, specifically in the low-income or rural areas of India.

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Pakistan: JS Investments Launches JS Microfinance Sector Fund

With this addition, the company stays true to its vision of providing investors of Pakistan access to all asset classes.

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Digitizing Payments Can Add $6.2 Billion to Bangladesh’s Annual GDP

The Government of Bangladesh, in partnership with the UN-based Better Than Cash Alliance, just launched its 2022-2025 National Digital Payments Roadmap – a call to action for key public and private sector actors to speed up responsible payment digitization to leave no one behind.

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Cost Rises for Micro Borrowers as RBI Deregulates Lending Rates

Certain lenders have revised their lending rates upward by as much as 400 basis points as they apply risk-based pricing to arrest the asset quality degradation and the loss they suffered in the last three years.