Fiji Time: 1:59 PM on Friday 27 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

MFIs closed following review

By ROPATE VALEMEI
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Update: 1:54PM POORLY managed microfinance institutions (MFIs) are now closed following a recent review of the program by government.

National Financial Inclusion Taskforce chairman Robin Yarrow said microfinance services could make a significant difference to the lives of the poor in terms of housing, health and education, as well as improving the status and empowering women in social and economic activities.

In the past, he said, there had been a few inadequately managed MFIs that previously operated under the ambit of the National Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises Development.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection
  2. Strong start
  3. Sexism and rape
  4. Spotlight on 'crooked investors'
  5. Warriors prop Bele laid to rest
  6. Free milk scheme
  7. All Gunz blazing
  8. Overseas attention for local talent
  9. Opposition welcomes signing of agreement
  10. Deal to address staff shortages in hospitals

Top Stories this Week

  1. Miracle baby Sunday (22 Mar)
  2. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  3. Rugby player dies in camp Saturday (21 Mar)
  4. All hope gone Monday (23 Mar)
  5. 'No' to adopted child Monday (23 Mar)
  6. The man who was the champ Monday (23 Mar)
  7. Kepa clarifies position Tuesday (24 Mar)
  8. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  9. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  10. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)