Course Descriptions

HS 272F — Building Microfinance Institutions and Partnerships

Meets for one-half semester and yields half-course credit.

Leads students through the steps to build a large scale cost-effective microfinance program and examines design problems of existing programs, using the experience of the students and of programs the instructor has evaluated. Students examine how to build and staff microfinance institutions and explore strategies for partnerships with local NGOs and village-level organizations to expand outreach. Usually offered every year.
Mr. Ashe