Research Brief: Case Studies in Microfinance in Peru

This brief examines two promising project activities in the micro-finance sector under the Creating Sanitation Market Initiative (CSMI), a multi-stakeholder initiative led by the Water and Sanitation Program of the World Bank in Peru: 1) in Cusco, activities with the Caja Municipal de Ahorro y Crédito del Cusco (CMAC Cusco) a Municipal Savings and Loan Fund owned by the municipal government of Cusco; and 2) In Cajamarca activities to establish Village Banks that administer loans for household sanitation improvements. The brief was prepared with support from the USAID-funded Hygiene Improvement Project, a CSMI partner, which provided technical assistance for monitoring and evaluation and knowledge management. Nov. 2010.

Peru Case Study Brief Nov. 2010.pdf  (236.5 kB)