Lessons from the MIX in Tracking Islamic Microfinance Development

Posted by on Jul 17th, 2013 and filed under Islamic Finance. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Islamic microfinance providers represent a growing and important niche within the market of financial services specifically targeting the poor. Over the last decade, the microfinance sector has built up the infrastructure necessary to carry out such analysis. One piece of that infrastructure, MIX Market, provides access to current and historical financial and social performance information on more than 2,100 microfinance institutions serving some 94 million clients worldwide. MIX Market users can track the performance of other institutions and see impacts of policy interventions and other aspects. The microfinance industry as a whole stands to benefit from gathering this relevant, comparable information on Microfinance through MIX Market.

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