Automating microfinance. Experience in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Abstract

This document provides a broad overview of innovative banking technologies that are relevant to microfinance initiatives. It is based on a number of case studies in which microfinance institutions around the world have used tecnology to improve their operations. Chapter 1 summarizes the key technologies described in the publication and highlights their advantages and disadvantages. Chapter 2 presents a series of case studies and groups them according to the types of technologies used. Based on the findings of the case studies, chapter 3 suggests best practices to apply when implementing new technologies. The final chapter discusses the future implications of technological change and innovation for microfinance institutions and the industry as a whole.

Citation

Occasional Paper No. 5, Microfinance Network, 66 pp.

Automating microfinance. Experience in Latin America, Asia and Africa.

Help us improve GOV.UK

Don’t include personal or financial information like your National Insurance number or credit card details.