I really struggled for a catchy title on this post but failed miserably. Hang in there – I promise it gets better.
One of the nagging questions I’ve always had about microfinance is – how does it scale? It’s particularly relevant here in the Philippines where Community Economic Venture’s (CEV) maximum loan is $450. A typical loan officer has about 350 clients who are often scattered across the countryside down dirt roads in distant communities. On a recent trip to Mindanao I had an opportunity to find out the nuts and bolts of how your dollars reach...Continue Reading >>