Practical Micro Finance ; A Training Guide for South Asia

 
9788178292885: Practical Micro Finance ; A Training Guide for South Asia

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Malcolm Harper
Published by Sage Publications (2003)
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Book Description Sage Publications, 2003. Softcover. Book Condition: New. This immensely practical manual is designed to improve the quality and content of micro-finance training programmes, and thereby contribute to the greater availability of affordable, accessible, and mutually profitable financial services to the poor. Malcolm Harper provides step-by-step descriptions for 22 training sessions spread over ten days. He covers all the important topics including sustainability, interest rates, gender issues, delivery methods, impact assessment, and delinquency management. The author includes case studies, quantitative exercises, and suggestions for field visits. Printed Pages: 176. Bookseller Inventory # 90572

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Book Description Sage Publications, 2003. Softcover. Book Condition: New. This immensely practical manual is designed to improve the quality and content of micro-finance training programmes, and thereby contribute to the greater availability of affordable, accessible, and mutually profitable financial services to the poor. Malcolm Harper provides step-by-step descriptions for 22 training sessions spread over ten days. He covers all the important topics including sustainability, interest rates, gender issues, delivery methods, impact assessment, and delinquency management. The author includes case studies, quantitative exercises, and suggestions for field visits. Printed Pages: 176. Bookseller Inventory # 90572

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Book Description Vistaar. Book Condition: New. Contents: Introduction. 1. 'New paradigm micro-finance'-what is it? 2. Introduction to financial accounts and analysis. 3. Field visits to micro-businesses. 4. Rates of return and the cost of money. 5. Visit to micro-finance groups. 6. Financial analysis of a micro-finance institution. 7. Planning for the profitability of micro-finance institutions. 8. Marketing micro-finance. 9. Gender-men and women as clients for micro-finance. 10. Arrears and defaults: definition and measurement. 11. 'Graduation' and individual loans. 12. Individual versus group lending: the pros and cons of each. 13. Bangladesh Grameen groups or Indian self-help groups? 14. Subsidies: when and how? 15. Commercial banks and micro-finance. 16. The need for micro-savings services. 17. Micro-insurance. 18. Staffing of micro-finance institutions: recruitment and motivation. 19. Management information systems: selection and design. 20. Measuring the impact of micro-finance. 21. The 'downside' of micro-finance. 22. Regulation and supervision: by whom and how? Suggested resources on micro-finance."Micro-finance, or 'micro-credit' as it is sometimes known, is growing in importance throughout the world. As a consequence, non-government organisations, commercial banks, and specialised micro-finance institutions, all need to introduce their staff to the new skills required, and to recruit new personnel to satisfy the growing needs. This immensely practical manual is designed to improve the quality and content of micro-finance training programmes, and thereby contribute to the greater availability of affordable, accessible, and mutually profitable financial services to the poor."Malcolm Harper provides step-by-step descriptions for 22 training sessions spread over ten days. He covers all the important topics including sustainability, interest rates, gender issues, delivery methods, impact assessment, and delinquency management.Among the distinguishing features of this manual are:+It is based on thoroughly tested and proven material and written in an easy-to-follow manner+The author includes case studies, quantitative exercises, and suggestions for field visits+It contains guidance on methods for the effective delivery of training +The material is capable of being adapted to suit any situation."Arguing that micro-finance is a powerful tool in the battle against poverty, the author also presents new findings which, among others, show that women are often better customers than men; even the very poor can save, invest wisely, and repay; and that the provision of financial services to the poor need not be dependent on heavy subsidies."This important manual will be welcomed equally by NGOs and the commercial banking and financial services sector. It will also be of use to students of rural development, development economics, banking, and finance." 176 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 49468

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