carried out in 1996 and 2001, which investigated the experience of 53 bank 'downscalers'. It describes the types of organizations involved, what motivates them, what products and services they offer, how
they have organized themselves to offer services, the challenges banks face and the role of donors. Average loan sizes were often higher than those of NGO MFIs, suggesting that they are not aiming at the
poorest entrepreneurs, but among some groups, such as small commercial banks, most loans were under $1000.
Microfinance and the commercial banking system
Rees, Christopher J.
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