Nepal Case Study: Adapting Approaches and Products to Persevere During Conflict

  • Date Posted: February 22, 2011
  • Authors: Lene Hansen
  • Organizations: Banyan Global
  • Document Types: Case Study or Vignette, Technical Report
  • Donor Type: US Agency for International Development

This microREPORT provides a brief background to the country context for microfinance development in Nepal before presenting the transformation of The Nirdhan Uttham Bank Limited (NUBL) from a community-based NGO to a licensed development bank with 50 branches. The Report examines the responses of NUBL to the threats and the impact on the Bank of the conflict in Nepal and concludes with a summary of lessons learned to date.