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In recent years, the development community has sustained support for microfinance but broadened funding to encompass the wider goal of financial inclusion.

In recent years, the development community has sustained support for microfinance but broadened funding to encompass the wider goal of financial inclusion.

In recent years, the development community has sustained support for microfinance but broadened funding to encompass the wider goal of financial inclusion.

India's agent banking network is expanding rapidly. However, this survey shows several implementation issues that exist on the ground. The results of the survey show that a focus on quality rather than quantity, is crucial.
This survey captured banking agents operating in rural and urban areas, as well as those were operating from a fixed point, with those that had flexibility to deliver services at varied locations.
The top two reasons why MFIs are moving into serving small enterprises is to grow their business and to follow their micro clients as they themselves grow. External incentives from funders and governments are not a major driver.

In December 2011, CGAP surveyed more than 300 MFIs in 69 countries about their small business products, risk assessment methodologies, and internal capacity.

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