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WMI LONGITUDINAL STUDIES


WMI 2014 - Longitudinal Study: Percentage of Original Borrowers Still In BusinessWMI 2014 - Longitudinal Study: Percentage of Original Borrowers Still In Business
In continuing to follow the progress of the original borrowers in the Loan Program, WMI compiled data on the status of the businesses launched by the first 120 borrowers - those women who received their business loans and training in 2008. The high percentage of these pioneer women entrepreneurs still operating businesses is startling!


WMI Banking Factbook -  Part 2 - September 2012WMI Banking Factbook - Part 2 - September 2012
In the summer of 2010, WMI reported the results of a survey of the first 120 women who had transitioned to bank loans after participating in the WMI loan program for 2 years. The report documented the evolution of the successful businesses launched by these original borrowers.

In the summer of 2012, fifty of the original borrowers took part in a follow up survey which continued to track their business operations and improvements in household living standards and children's welfare. Their ongoing success is documented in this report.


WMI Banking Factbook - Part 1- March 2011WMI Banking Factbook - Part 1 - March 2011
Learn how the graduation to independent banking and larger loans is giving village women more opportunities to expand their businesses and improve their lives. After two years in the WMI loan program the first borrowers have become financially literate and financially autonomous. This report demonstrates the loan program's long-lasting impact on their families and their community.

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