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  • Uganda Data Launch Presentation

    Published on August 17, 2011

    This webinar and PDF powerpoint presents data and analysis from the Transparent Pricing Initiative in Uganda, carried out in 2011.

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    Topic: Country Reports
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Presentations and Webinars
  • Published on July 29, 2011

    Published by the Smart Campaign and co-authored by MFTransparency, this paper gives an overview of transparent and responsible pricing in microfinance, including what the industry has done to date and recommendations for furthering our progress on this important issue.

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    Topic: Responsible Finance
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
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    File Type: External Publication
  • Published on June 2, 2011

    This tool, developed by MFTransparency with the Smart Campaign, helps define transparent and responsible pricing and provides several additional resources for MFIs looking to comply with the pricing standards outlined by the Client Protection Principles.

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    Topic: MFT Approach
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
    File Type: Tools
  • Malawi Data Launch Presentation

    Published on February 16, 2011

    This webinar and PDF powerpoint presents data and analysis from the Transparent Pricing Initiative in Malawi, carried out in 2011.

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    Topic: Country Reports
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Presentations and Webinars
  • India Pricing Data Report

    Published on January 21, 2011

    This report, published in January 2011, draws together the context and analysis of pricing data in India. It includes sections on pricing transparency, the evolution of the Transparent Pricing Initiative in India, the current pricing in India, and price and delivery cost comparisons.

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    Topic: Country Reports
    Experience Level: 3 Professional Level
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    File Type: Reports
  • Has the Microfinance Market Come of Age?

    Published on October 18, 2010

    October 18, 2010, Chuck Waterfield wrote an opinion piece on the outlook of the microfinance industry by comparing Compartamos IPO with SKS India IPO and the effect these moves had on the question, how much profit is too much? Please see below to read the full article!                                          . The CGAP paper provides an excellent […]

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    Topic: Compartamos, India, IPOs, Microfinance Market, SKS
    Experience Level: Advanced
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    File Type: External Publication
  • If No Transparency

    Published on July 30, 2010

    While it is important to advocate for transparency by elaborating on the benefits, it is equally important (though less uplifting) to explain the dangers of a non-transparent industry. In this video, a range of microfinance industry practitioners offer their views on how a lack of transparency hurts the industry.

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    Topic: Need for Transparency
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: Media
  • Why Transparency

    Published on July 30, 2010

    It is one thing to read about the importance of transparency, and quite another to hear about it straight from the mouths of industry practitioners. This video presents a diverse group of microfinance actors discussing their views on transparency.

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    Topic: Need for Transparency
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: Media
  • What is the Interest Rate?

    Published on July 16, 2010

    This video presents a series of interviews with industry leaders on the topic of interest rates in microfinance. They provide an overview of some of the determinants of pricing in microfinance as well as the significance of pricing in terms of client protection and transparency.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 1 Quick Overview
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    File Type: Media
  • Kenya Data Launch Presentation

    Published on July 15, 2010

    This webinar and PDF powerpoint presents data and analysis from the Transparent Pricing Initiative in Kenya, carried out in 2010.

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    Topic: Country Reports
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
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    File Type: Presentations and Webinars