This seventh edition of the Report on microfinance in Europe provides an overview of the development of the sector in terms of the main institutional characteristics, the microloan portfolio, and the social and financial performance for the period 2014-2015. The Report is based on data collected through a survey which was carried out as a collaboration between the European Microfinance Network (EMN) and the Microfinance Centre (MFC) for the first time. 149 Microfinance Institutions across 22 European countries contributed to this Report. The institutions surveyed are exclusively members of EMN and MFC or members of National Networks affiliated with EMN. The Report 2014-2015 was carried out by Fondazione Giordano Dell’Amore.
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