Workshop on “Multiple Borrowing and Indebtedness In Myanmar”

  • 04 November 2018

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