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When investors are confronted to an investment decision in a company in a developing country, they are often subject to a fatal incorrect evaluation:...


When determining the right financing instrument, social entrepreneurs should ask themselves the following questions: 

  • Can we set aside capital that...

To build an enterprise is like an adventure travel: as soon as you start your trip forget all detailed plans - but don’t lose track of your goal and...


"Social impact investing" is the new magic word among many investors and social entrepreneurs. It seems like an ideal combination of social concerns...

Why statistics about kerosene prices have no relevance for sale of solar energy.

Many Micro Finance Institutes (MFI) today finance solar energy projects. These are mostly small, solar-powered lamps, for which MFI customers receive...

31.07.2011 , Marion Elmer

Microfinancing – friend or foe?

Ever since Yunus Muhammad called microcredits to life in 1976, it has become a widespread tool for rural development throughout the world. Despite...

Various service providers carry out country and market studies for energy enterprises and financial institutions. They bring the appropriate energy...

A growing number of microfinance institutions (MFIs) have been successful in reaching new customers through service and portfolio diversification,...