Finance for the Poor: Microfinance Development Strategy

Institutional Document | June 2000

The Microfinance Development Strategy ensures permanent access to institutional financial services for a majority of poor and low-income households and their microenterprises. It aims to support the development of sustainable microfinance systems that can provide diverse services of high quality.

The Microfinance Development Strategy ensures permanent access to institutional financial services for a majority of poor and low-income households and their microenterprises. It aims to support the development of sustainable microfinance systems that can provide diverse services of high quality.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Need for a Development Strategy for Microfinance
  • Microfinance in the Asian and Pacific Region
  • ADB's Microfinance Experience
  • Other Agencies' Microfinance Experience
  • ADB's Microfinance Development Strategy
  • Implementation of the Strategy
  • Appendixes