38579-013: Microfinance Development Program

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the Microfinance Development Program (MDP) is to assist Government to reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth. The MDP supports the Millennium Development Goals of eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, promoting gender equality and empowering women. The MDP will contribute to these goals by achieving its objective of ensuring permanent access to sustainable institutional financial services for a majority of poor and low-income households and their ... Read More

Country Philippines
Project Number 38579-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2199
Approval Date 22 Nov 2005
Closing Date 26 Dec 2007
Geographical Location Nationwide
Sector Finance
Subsector Microfinance
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Indigenous People: B


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