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Global Microfinance Recovery Continues, Especially in Africa, but Pandemic’s Long-term Impact Remains Uncertain

Microfinance institutions (MFIs) are starting to recover, particularly in Africa, and some have managed the crisis better than expected so far. However, the recovery remains fragile.

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The Impact of the Crisis on Microfinance Institutions: Analyses and Perspectives

This publication presents the survey results for 40 MFIs around the world during three waves (May, July and December 2020), analyzing the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the institutions. All MFIs and their clients saw their activities severely disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Resilient Microfinance Industry Signals Path Toward Cautious, Gradual Recovery

This snapshot is part of a series published by CGAP and Symbiotics, offering regular updates on how COVID-19 is affecting the microfinance sector’s portfolio quality, financial health, and ability to serve excluded clients.

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Microfinance Institutions Maintain Rebound, but Solvency Questions Loom

The latest Symbiotics indicators show that, as of October 2020, microfinance institutions (MFIs) remain resilient and have managed to stop the negative trends reported in the first half of 2020.

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MFIs on the Rebound, but Will It Last?

From February to April 2020, microfinance institutions (MFIs) within the Symbiotics portfolio saw disbursements and repayments contract sharply across all regions.

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Debt Restructuring in Microfinance

Based on workshops with nearly 300 participants from 30 countries, this COVID-19 Briefing contains insights for creditors and debtors on ways to effectively manage debt restructuring talks, brought on by the COVID-19 crisis.

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A Framework for Understanding the Financial Health of MSME Entrepreneurs

Combined framework and survey tool intended for stakeholders
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Liquidity at Risk: Joint Stress Testing of Solvency and Liquidity

Structural framework designed around the relations between solvency shocks and liquidity shocks
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Papua New Guinea Annual Benchmark Report

This report includes key financial and operational indicators that provide a country overview, indicator level performance and institutional details.