UNDP Microfinance Assessment Report for Zimbabwe

Code: ASS – 014 Author: Roland Pearson, International Consultant  and Petronalla Hungwe, National Consultant Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1 Introduction The demand and supply side of the environment for micro and small enterprise (MSE) development has improved markedly in Zimbabwe  →

UNDP Microfinance Assessment Report for Morocco

Code: ASS – 013 Author: Beth  Porter – International Consultant and Fouzi Mourji – National Consultant Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   This document is only available in French. Please contact with VMFWG for  more detailed information     →

Nigeria Assessment Report

Code: ASS – 012 Author: Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Executive Summary In consultation with practitioners and donors, Micro Start has been devised as a pilot programme to build the capacity of local organizations, and to initiate and  →

UNDP Microfinance Assessment Report for Turkey

Code: ASS – 010 Author: Kim Wilson – International Consultant and Alper Giizel, Erol Taymaz – National Consultant Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Introduction More than eight million women in Turkey work in the informal sector. They farm,  →

Practitioner – led impact assessment: a test in Honduras

Code: ASS – 009 Author: Elaine L.Edgcomb and Carter Garber Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Introduction Can NGO practitioners conduct credible, useful, and low-cost impact assessments of their microenterprise programs? What type of simple tools and process could  →

Track Record of Financial Institutions in Assisting the Poor in Asia

Code: ASS – 008 Author: Richard L.Meyer Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Introduction Major investments have been made in developing microfinance in Asia with reducing poverty as one of the frequently stated objectives for these programs. The purpose  →

An Evaluation of the Impact of Action Aid Supported Savings and Loan facilities in Maison District, Son La Province

Code: ASS – 007 Author: Natasha Pairaudeau, Nguyen Van Dao and Le Chi Tuan Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Introduction The overall objective of the research was to assess the impact of the ActionAid – assisted savings and  →

UNDP Microfinance Assessment Report for South Africa

Code: ASS – 006 Author: Jeff Ashe – International Consultant and Thami Madinane, Rubin Japha – National Consultant Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1 Introduction In brief, this report discusses the practical issues involved in Microfinance Services in the Republic  →

UNDP Microfinance Assessment Report for Madagascar

Code: ASS – 005 Author: Reda Mamari – International Consultant and Roland Rasoamanarivo – National Consultant Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Introduction The mainly rural population of Madagascar, an island off the south-east coast of Africa, is faced  →

UNDP Microfinance Assessment Report for Lebanon

Code: ASS – 004 Author: Lorna Grace – International Consultant and Fayza Saad – National Consultant Quantity: 1 Type: copy Status: 1/1   Introduction In most countries there is an evident strong demand for microfinance services. In fact, most feasibility  →