Accion Poverty Outreach Findings & Analysis, Apoyo Integral, El Salvador

ACCION InSight Series, No. 17, March 2006

15 Pages Posted: 16 May 2006

See all articles by Rekha M. Reddy

Rekha M. Reddy

ACCION International

Sandra Neisa

ACCION International

David Dewez

ACCION International

Abstract

This report evaluates the poverty levels of microfinance clients at Apoyo Integral in El Salvador relative to national and international poverty lines. The study also describes certain client characteristics and how they vary with poverty level. Finally, the authors describe the tool they developed for Apoyo Integral to monitor the poverty distribution of clients on a regular basis, using data collected during the credit evaluation process.

Keywords: microfinance, microcredit, poverty, el salvador

JEL Classification: i32, n86

Suggested Citation

Reddy, Rekha M. and Neisa, Sandra C. and Dewez, David, Accion Poverty Outreach Findings & Analysis, Apoyo Integral, El Salvador. ACCION InSight Series, No. 17, March 2006, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=901272

Rekha M. Reddy (Contact Author)

ACCION International ( email )

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Sandra C. Neisa

ACCION International ( email )

56 Roland Street
Suite 300
Boston, MA 02129

David Dewez

ACCION International ( email )

56 Roland Street
Suite 300
Boston, MA 02129

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