Mid-day Meal Scheme : How India feeds 115 million children every school day
Over the years, India’s Mid Day Meal program has capitalized on improvements in the digital infrastructure in the country to incorporate systems that enable real-time monitoring and quality checks. Learn more about this flagship initiative
Microfinance in a Dynamic Market: Financiera CREAR Peru Part 1
In this video series-1 Marcos Corrales, manager of Financiera CREAR’s Lima regional branch (Peru), talks about the success factors that contributed to the strong growth and performance of their lending activities. Peru is one of the most dynamic microfinance markets in the world. Marcos, who heads seven branches, tells that they started as an NGO […]
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.
In this video, Martin Holtmann, Head of the Microfinance Unit in the IFC’s Global Financial Markets Department, discusses the kind of risks MFIs face. Elaborating on the risk factor, Martin says liquidity risk and interest rate risk is low for MFIs that are only into lending business. He further explains the risks that are important […]