MICROFINANCE PAPER WRAP-UP: Symbiotics 2013 MIV Survey Report: Market Data and Peer Group Analysis

Published by Symbiotics Research and Advisory; 2013; 31 pages; available at: http://www.microfinancegateway.org/p/site/m//template.rc/1.9.62223

Symbiotics SA has conducted the seventh annual survey of microfinance investment vehicles (MIVs) which draws on survey responses from 84 MIVs representing approximately 93 percent of the global MIV market asset base. This paper presents an analysis of the financial and social performance of the microfinance investment industry based on data from December 2012.

MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: 2013 CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor) Microfinance Photo Contest Accepting Entries Through October 2

CGAP (Consultative Group to Assist the Poor), a US-based, nonprofit policy and research center that aims to facilitate the provision of financial access to poor people, has opened its annual photo contest and seeks entries of original images that capture the impact of microfinance on poor households. Participants may submit up to 20 images.