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Mobile phones to extend microfinance reach

Mobile phones to extend microfinance reach

Updated 15 February 2012, 12:23 AEDT

Pacific Microfinance Week wraps up in Port Vila, where global and Pacific microfinance experts have met to talk about issues facing the region.

High on the agenda has been expanding access to loans, savings and insurance for women and rural communities.

The week is sponsored by the World Bank's International Finance Corporation who hope Pacific microfinance institutions can draw on expert knowledge to reach more communities.

Presenter: Geraldine Coutts

Speaker: Greg Casagrande, Deputy Chairman of the Microfinance Pasifika Network

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