M2i Consulting has wide experience of implementation of microfinance programmes. We have helped organizations to roll out microfinance operations in new areas. M2i has successfully implemented and handed over microfinance as a new business line for many finance companies and banks wanting to down-scale. M2i also provides mentorship support to small and medium MFIs. It […]
We have conducted over 20 business planning exercises for MFIs in India and Afghanistan. These business plans have been used by the MFIs for monitoring their own performance as well as for raising funds. M2i’s Strategic Business Planning is a three step process. The first step is to perform an institutional assessment on key aspects […]
Our institutional assessments have helped MFIs and microenterprises improve their management systems. We have performed over 100 assessments on the request of MFIs as well as lenders and investors. M2i assesses institutions on the following aspects. Quality of the Board and its functioning Appropriateness of its operational strategies Its growth plans and strategy for sustainability […]
We have advised MFIs and investors on equity value as well as term sheet negotiations. We have helped structure three investment deals in India and Cambodia.
MSME sector as a whole is the second most important sector after agriculture in providing employment opportunities in India. It was estimated in 20101 that the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is estimated to contribute 8% of the country’s GDP, 45% of the manufactured output and 40% of its exports. India is estimated to […]
M2i consulting has helped MFIs in India and Africa in developing risk management systems. M2i helps MFIs in addressing the following categories of risks Credit Risk Liquidity and funding risk Market risk (interest rate and foreign exchange risk) Operational risk We follow a systematic approach in our risk management advisories. The summary of the […]
Our loan portfolio audits have helped banks and financial institutions evaluate the loan portfolio quality of their MFI partners. These audits have involved primary data collection from large samples of MFI clients as well as a review of the loan policies and procedures of the MFIs.
Sa-Dhan had drafted a Code of Conduct for its members in 2006. It started data collection on September 22nd 2010 using a reporting sheet that was developed in consultation with members and stakeholders. Simultaneously, it also made efforts to validate the data sent by MFIs regarding their adherence with the Code of Conduct. M2i helped […]
M2i Consulting has provided advisory services to CARE in Kenya and Ethiopia to design appropriate models and methodology for linking VSLAs to formal financial institutions. The specific activities carried out by M2i included: VSLA Need assessment and prioritization. Scan of financial system, regulatory environment and appropriate transaction platforms which may have implications on VSLA linkages […]
Although there were various code of conducts prescribed for MFIs in India, compliance with them was voluntary. SIDBI had called for service providers to develop Code of Conduct Assessment tool and pilot assessments. M2i was the first agency to develop the tool and carry out the assessments. M2i performs code of conduct compliance assessments that […]