Micro finance: A 5 point call for change

We have maintained a consistent position that despite all the imperfections of the MFI industry, the AP crisis was brought on primarily by the Ordinance that restricted the ability…

Systems Design Choices for Financial Inclusion

The AP microfinance crisis has raised significant questions on the design of the financial system that best ensures inclusion. The crisis has revealed deep discomfort with the regulation of…

Getting some facts straight in microfinance

The recent controversy surrounding the microfinance sector has entirely eclipsed the fact that it is the first effort in India to have delivered financial services to remote corners of…

Message from the President

Bindu Ananth, President of IFMR Trust, speaks about the year that was and explains how the Trust is participating in the change process towards making universal access to financial services a reality.