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  • Published on March 22, 2012

    This document gives a brief outline of why the microfinance industry needs standards for disclosure, how non-transparent pricing in microfinance has evolved, and what the process is for implementing pricing transparency.

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    Topic: MFT Approach, Need for Transparency
  • Published on October 27, 2011

    This educational article provides a concise overview of the concept of interest, the different methods used to calculate it and some industry standards for disclosure. Financial institutions, investors, donors and regulators alike now have a resource to draw on in understanding and communicating this critical distinction in the pricing of microloans.

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    Topic: Understanding Prices
    Experience Level: 2 Deeper Understanding
    File Type: Briefings
  • 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
    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