Resource Library / Cutting Edge for Microfinance in Remote Areas: An Experience from NUBL Nepal
Harihar Dev Pant
Dr. Harihar Dev Pant, executive director of Nirdhan Utthan Bank Limited, shares the experience of his organization and how microfinance staff walk many kilometers across remote, mountainous areas of Nepal. How they manage to balance the necessity of being profitable and meeting their social mission.
NUBL in the Hills and Remote Areas
Currently 92 BOs in 37 Districts (current outreach 155,516)
23 BOs in the hills with outreach of 26,713 (17.2%)
3 BOs in the mountainous district with outreach 1,570 (1%)
The southern region bordering to India is plain Terai region, the mid region is hills and northern is the high Himalayan range including Mt. Everest