When an entrepreneur or small business owner seeks financial assistance, often they are led down the path of microfinance. But what exactly is microfinance? Who is eligible and who are the providers of service? Using a combination of PRO Trends and relevant market research examples, the Microfinance Trend Report helps users explore this industry to gain insight and market knowledge.
Due to the ongoing fragility of the global economy, many micro financial institutions have seen an increase of business in recent months. In countries like South Africa, Indian, Thailand and the Philippines, entrepreneurs and small business owners are turning to microfinance as a way to get their ventures off the ground.
Track emerging patterns and follow industry leaders like Grameen Bank and Kiva Microfunds using data sourced from a global network of financially savvy consumers.