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  • Published on July 27, 2012

    This catalogue gives details of all the presentations given by MFTransparency at various industry events over the past four years. The list links to details about the events and downloadable PDFs of all presentations.

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    Topic: MFT Approach
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview, 2 Deeper Understanding, 3 Professional Level
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    File Type: Presentations and Webinars
  • Ten Steps to Pricing Transparency

    Published on July 27, 2012

    Follow these ten easy steps to get you started in understanding and applying transparent pricing. Support the industry’s continued advance on the development of responsible microfinance by endorsing and promoting pricing transparency.

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    Topic: MFT Approach
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: Briefings
  • MFTransparency Overview

    Published on June 20, 2012

    MicroFinance Transparency is an international non-governmental organization that promotes transparency by facilitating microfinance pricing disclosure, offering policy advisory services and developing training and education materials for all market stakeholders. This two page briefing gives an overview of MFTransparency’s core components.

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    Topic: MFT Approach
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: MFT Organization Mat'l
  • Pricing Disclosure Policy Matrix

    Published on June 20, 2012

    This briefing lists of policies that MFTransparency believes can be implemented to help create an enabling environment for pricing transparency in microfinance, including their strengths and weaknesses. The briefing also contains a matrix specifying the countries that maintain Truth-in-Lending legislation.

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    Topic: Policy for Transparency
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Briefings
  • Cambodian Law on the Calculation of Interest Rate on Microfinance Loans

    Published on June 20, 2012

    Since 2001, the use of the flat interest rate calculation method on microfinance loan products has been prohibited in Cambodia through the National Bank of Cambodia‘s Prakas on the Calculation of Interest Rate on Microfinance Loans. MFTransparency highlights the Prakas as a simple but effective pricing disclosure policy solution.

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    Topic: Policy for Transparency
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Briefings
  • MFTransparency Interest Rate Formulas

    Published on June 19, 2012

    Outlining the metrics used to calculate pricing, this brief presents MFTransparency’s interest rate formulas, including calculating one period interest rate, calculating APR, calculating EIR, and the XIRR calculation.

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    Topic: MFT Approach, Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
    Languages:
    File Type: Briefings
  • Published on May 25, 2012

    This Resources Guide is a compilation of information about the products and services offered by different organizations in the microfinance industry to policymakers and regulators of African microfinance markets. It was compiled as part of the African Microfinance Pricing Transparency Leadership Forum.

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    Topic: Policy for Transparency
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
    Languages:
    File Type: Reports