Consultative Group to Assist the Poor
The Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP) is a consortium of 28 public and private development agencies working together to expand access to financial services for the poor in developing countries. It assists increasing the poverty outreach of microfinance institutes (MFIs), improving the legal and regulatory framework for MFIs, and facilitating the commercialization of the industry.
It acts as a resource centre for new ideas, innovative products, cutting-edge technologies, novel mechanisms for delivering financial services and solutions to expand microfinance. At a technical level, CGAP develops technical tools and knowledge for those who play a policy, regulatory of supervisory role in microfinance. CGAP has a permanent staff of 23 people based in Washington, D.C., and Paris, and operates on an annual budget of $10 million.cgap.org - English (en)
|Telephone||+01 202 473 9594|
|Region / Country||Global / United States of America|
|Primary Language||English (en)|
|Keywords||Mfi Management, Information Services|