Blog Series

Sharia-Compliant Financial Services: Challenges and Opportunities

Islamic microfinance is undoubtedly gaining momentum. But despite the doubling of Sharia-compliant microfinance providers since 2006 and the rapid increase in the number of their customers, Islamic microfinance is still dominated by a handful of service providers in a handful of countries offering primarily two products. This blog series will feature experts on Sharia-compliant financial inclusion who will suggest possible ways to address these challenges as well as discuss other issues that may be necessary to advance the sector.