44304-013: Microfinance Expansion Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will support the further development of the microfinance sector in Papua New Guinea (PNG) through an integrated package of support, including six outputs. Outputs 1, 2 and 3 will strengthen the capacity of the microfinance industry to provide financial services to a broader cross-section of the community and strengthen the capacity of its clients and potential clients to utilize these financial services. Output 4 will provide appropriate regulation for, and supervision of, ... Read More

Country Papua New Guinea
Project Number 44304-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2686
Grant No. 0226
Approval Date 28 Oct 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 13,000
Sector Finance
Subsector Finance sector development
Inclusive finance
Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Partnerships (PAR)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: FI
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B


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