Responding to HIV/AIDS Within MFIs in Mozambique: Lessons Learned From an Action Research Project
This action research project provided HIV/AIDS technical assistance to four MFIs operating in areas of high HIV prevalence in Mozambique. Over eight months, the MFIs received training on how to mitigate the impacts of HIV/AIDS on their institutions, the equivalent of 10 days of technical assistance from professional microfinance consultants, and a limited amount of funding for the activities and services carried out under their HIV/AIDS Action Plans. The four institutions were diverse, with a wide range of institutional and client sizes, geographic locations, and lending methodologies.
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