In this note, Microfinance is all about managing operations and risk, and therefore requires an efficient monitoring system. IT-based MIS is can therefore significantly enhance the capability of internal auditors.
Financial Crisis Impact on MFIs and their Clients Part 1
In this video series-1, Elisabeth Littlefield, CEO, CGAP, talks about financial crisis within microfinance industry and its impact on MFIs and their clients. Elisabeth highlights that the food crisis coupled with oil crisis has resulted in the fall in financial condition of microfinance borrowers. She notes that due to the crisis remittances were going down […]
In this video series-2, Mark Schreiner, Director, Microfinance Risk Management, talks in detail how credit scoring system works. In rich countries, lenders often rely on credit scoring— formula to predict risk based on the performance of past loans with characteristics similar to current loans—to inform decisions. Can credit scoring do the same for microfinance lenders […]