Posts Tagged ‘SMES Finance’

Innovative strategies to finance SMEs

By Souren Ghosal, Microfinance Focus, August 09, 2010 : Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are one of the largest employment opportunity provider next to basic industry i.e. agriculture.  In India it generates more than 40% of value addition to the manufacturing industries and one third of our exports. In developed countries it would be interesting to note that its role is much higher and rewarding.  For ... Full story

OPIC Board Approves $125 MN Microfinance Fund for Latin America

Microfinance Focus, November 22, 2009: The Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) approved $125 million for a microfinance growth fund that will provide much-need capital to microfinance institutions (MFIs) in Latin America and the Caribbean, said a statement. President Obama announced establishment of the fund at the Summit of the Americas in April, as a response to the impact of the ... Full story
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