Will Microfinance Stand The Test of Time?

Will Microfinance Stand The Test of Time?

At the recently held European Microfinance Week, several leading microfinance experts were asked about the future of the field, and discussed key industry trends for the next five to ten years. With the world in constant flux and global finance scrambling to provide...
The Advantages of Cryptocurrency and ICOs

The Advantages of Cryptocurrency and ICOs

The marketplace for cryptocurrency Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) is becoming ever more diverse and fascinating. Numerous different kinds of ICOs are constantly emerging that use cryptocurrency, blockchain technology and Ethereum to address many different global...
The Future of Microfinance

The Future of Microfinance

In developing countries like Myanmar, microfinance is seen as an essential tool in helping people who are suffering financially to progress beyond poverty. It is also invaluable in empowering women to provide financial security for their families and pave the way to...
The Dark Side of Microfinance

The Dark Side of Microfinance

The theory behind microfinance is that if you empower poor people with access to financial services, they will be able to lift themselves out of poverty, improve the economic condition of their community and reach their full potential in life. This theory has had...