Financial services, value chains, inclusive business
Incorporating EDA Rural Systems
Sanjay Sinha, MD, M-CRIL and renowned expert of the MFI sector in Asia was invited to present the key note address at a workshop on” Multiple Borrowing and Indebtedness In Myanmar” organized by Cordaid Netherlands, Myanmar Microfinance Association (MMFA), ADA Luxembourg and UNCDF In Yangon, Myanmar on 08 October 2018.
He presented the findings from a survey and analysis carried out by M-CRIL of multiple borrowing amongst MFI clients in 5 regions of Myanmar. Amongst other findings, the presentation highlighted concerns about the role of the number of loans per client rather than the absolute loan outstanding per client, from both MFIs and client perspectives vis-vis repayment difficulties. Recommendations arising out of the study were also presented to microfinance stakeholders for their consideration. For more interesting insights on this topic , please click here
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $1.5 million equity investment agreement with Micro-Credit Ratings International Limited (M-CRIL). The investment is a part of ADB’s programme to Strengthen Microfinance Ecosystem in Asia. The agreement was signed by Christine Engstrom, ADB’s Director for Private Sector Operations – Financial Institutions, and Sanjay Sinha, Managing Director of M-CRIL.
ADB News Release, New Delhi, India – 14 February 2017.
M-CRIL has undertaken some of the country reviews for this publication over the past three years. During 2016 the M-CRIL team undertook the country reviews for a number of countries in Asia and Africa. Apart from the country reviews our MD, Mr Sanjay Sinha contributed additional perspectives on the use of inclusive finance accounts and on P2P lending to the Key Findings section.
The complete index, as well as detailed country analysis, can be viewed on www.eiu.com/microscope2016
A financial & social analysis, this review is Volume 9 of a series that provides an empirical and analytical chronicle of thehistory of MFIs in India.
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Author: Frances Sinha, Editor: Amelia Greenberg
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