Philippines

Publications

17 January 2017
The paper reviews how USAID, through two programs and in partnership with a series of market actors, helped change the microfinance market dynamics in the Philippines—from a specialized activity with limited outreach and highly dependent on subsidized credit, to a more inclusive and robust market-driven segment of the financial sector.
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29 April 2016
This Working Paper addresses qualitative research on how microentrepreneurs approach, decide, and act on key business and financial management issues.This report provides a comprehensive summary of the objectives of the research, the behavioral methodology used for the qualitative research conducted in India and the Philippines, and key findings on how microentrepreneurs manage their finances.
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English (36 pages)

From Our Blog

Group poses during Pioneer (Philippines) - Zoona (Zambia) learning visit
18 August 2016
Pioneer, a Philippines-based company, participated in a May 2016 learning visit to South Africa and Zambia to learn from other CGAP partners working on customer centricity: Zoona, PEP, and Hollard. What did they learn?
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Residents in the Philippines use boats to visit shops
11 November 2015
Typically, mystery shopping is associated with consumer market research. However, financial regulators - such as the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas - are also using it as a tool to check if financial institutions are complying with regulations.
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