A New Financial Access Frontier – People with Disabilities

This note explores how microfinance institutions and disability organizations can best contribute to increasing access to financial services for poor people with disabilities worldwide. After a brief discussion of the challenge and the opportunity, the concept paper advances several working hypotheses about steps the microfinance industry could take. This concept paper was the basis of a roundtable held on June 18, 2010 in Washington D.C. and the ideas presented within were the key areas of discussion.


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