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Banking with the Poor Network

The Banking with the Poor Network (BWTP) is an Asian association of a diverse range of microfinance stakeholders committed to improving the quality of life of the poor through promoting and facilitating their access to sustainable financial services. The BWTP Network has emerged to become the largest regional microfinance network in Asia.



  • The Asia Microfinance Forum is being held from 4 to 8 August in Shanghai, China. More information here.
  • The Banking With The Poor Network is pleased to announce that the Asia Microfinance Forum 2014 will be held in Shanghai, China, 4 - 8 August 2014. Click here for more information about this regional event.
  • The 2013 Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion was held from 11-12 June 2013 on Batam Island, Indonesia. Click here to download the full report on the Forum proceedings.



Discover our members

The BWTP Network consists of members that represent the major microfinance markets in the region. This includes microfinance providers such as NGO MFIs and commercial banks, institutions responsible for setting policy and regulations, technical assistance providers and microfinance networks.