38597-012: Enhancing Access of the Poor to Microfinance Services in Frontier Areas

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The purpose of the TA is to support the development of a sound and viable financial system that can provide efficient and sustainable microfinance services for the poor, enabling them to pursue economic opportunities and income-generating activities. The TA will support education for the poor on microfinance. RA 8425, which recognizes microfinance as the central strategy for poverty reduction, defines the poor in terms of "basic sectors". The basic sectors are marginalized and disadvantaged ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 38597-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4544
Approval Date 23 Dec 2004
Geographical Location Nationwide
Sector Finance
Subsector Microfinance

 

 

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Responsible ADB Officer
Eiichi Sasaki
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Responsible ADB Department
Southeast Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, SERD

Executing Agencies
National Anti-Poverty Commission
Veronica Fenix-Villavicencio, Lead Convenor

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