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“Microfinance 3.0” – Perspectives for Sustainable Financial Service Delivery

  • Matthias Adler
  • Sophie Waldschmidt
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Abstract

Over the last three decades, microfinance has matured into a sustainable and scalable development finance approach. By the end of the last decade, microfinance had developed towards full financial self-sufficiency, which was considered a breakthrough for mainly NGO-type institutions, serving millions of clients already at that time.

Keywords

Financial Service Education Finance Reduce Transaction Cost Loan Portfolio Level Playing Field 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Adler
    • 1
  • Sophie Waldschmidt
    • 1
  1. 1.FrankfurtGermany

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