Monday, November 17, 2008

The global finanical crisis... and microfinance

Many people have been asking me what the impact of the global financial crisis is, or will be, on microfinance. So, when two papers passed my desk this morning, I thought Kiva lenders might be interested in reading them too:

Click here to download the Foundation for Development Cooperation's briefing note titled "Impact of the Global Finanical Crisis on Microfinance".

Click here to download "Micro's Moment", an article by Sam Mendelson ( smmendelson A.T. ), published in Financial World magazine ( ).