Why Small Firms Stay Small?

In India across various industrial and trading clusters, small scale manufacturers and traders use manufacturing methods aided by simple tools and technology, basic machines (usually old-reused machines which have…

From Looking to Seeing

I met today with the promoter and CEO of one of our newer Small Business Loan Originators and visited some of their end borrowers in Bombay.

From the hills of Uttarakhand

I am writing from Thatyur village in Theri district, Jaunour block – about 3.5 hours north of Dehradun in Uttarakhand, India.

Pudhuaaru KGFS Turns 7 – The journey so far

On June 1st, 2008, the journey of KGFS began with the inauguration of the first branch of Pudhuaaru KGFS in Karambayam village of Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu. From its…

Insights from a Deep dive exercise in Sahastradhara KGFS, Uttarakhand

Sahastradhara KGFS started its operations in the year 2008 with a mission “to maximise the financial wellbeing of every individual and every enterprise by providing complete financial services in…