Commitment to Action

'Franchising' Successful Microfinance Programs

Commitment by

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) has committed to work with India's second largest bank, ICICI, and microfinance provider, SKS, to develop a franchise model and pilot it in under-served areas in rural India. CGAP will provide both technical guidance and fund an expert consultant for this effort.

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Commitment

'Franchising' Successful Microfinance Programs

Launched

2005

Est. Duration

2 years

Region

Asia

Countries

India

Commitment by

Consultative Group to Assist the Poor

Partner(s)

ICICI Bank Limited, SKS Microfinance, World Bank Group