Surviving the Recession: How Microlenders are Coping with Changing Demand, Risk and Funding 

July 1, 2010  •

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This fact sheet probes recent as well as historical data on microlending to track the evolution of demand for microloans, changes in risk to microloan portfolios and trends in capital and budget adequacy. This issue of FIELD’s Trendlines series uses data from MicroTest and the Opportunity Finance Network’s market conditions survey to explore how the twin forces of recession and financial crises affect microlenders in the U.S..