Urban Model for Microfinance

Urmee Mehta Mankar, Swadhaar

Urmee Mehta Mankar works for Swadhaar Finances, an organization that focuses on building an urban model for microfinance to individuals and groups in Mumbia, India. Mumbai offers a unique environment to survey an urban finance situation and develop a lending methodology to be scaled beyond Mumbai. Mankar recounts lessons learned and how partner Unitus has been helpful for Swadharr during the startup phase.