The New Microfinance Handbook: A Financial Market System Perspective
This book describes the financial market system, the functions within it, and how they work in serving the needs of the poor. It examines the financial service needs of poor people, and discusses how a diversified financial sector can address these needs in an accessible and beneficial manner.
The book aims to contribute to greater access and usage of financial products and services that genuinely meet poor people’s needs through sustainable market-based financial service providers. It highlights the need for a wider financial ecosystem, moving beyond the traditional meaning of microfinance to inclusive financial systems