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Global Outreach and Financial Performance Benchmark Report 2017-2018

The journey of delivering affordable financial services in emerging markets has evolved over the years. Specifically, FY 2017 presented new opportunities to achieve financial inclusion goals while there were also challenges that were overcome. At the end of FY 2017, 762 financial service providers (FSPs) submitted outreach and financial performance data to MIX Market. Year-over-year lending growth remained steady at a rate of 9.8% in the number of active borrowers and 14.3% in the gross loan portfolio. In absolute figures, the total number of active borrowers grew to 120 million and the gross loan portfolio stood at USD 112 billion at the end of FY 2017. To learn more, download the report here. 

Sarah Corley
Sarah is Deputy Director at DFI and is responsible for developing the DFS profession and providing opportunities for capacity building outside of our online course provision. She has over 20 years of experience within the learning and capacity development within the development and health sector, and is passionate about being a catalyst for change.

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