Supplement | HBS Case Collection | March 2008

Ujjivan: A Microfinance Institution at a Crossroads (B)

by V.G. Narayanan and Pamela Freed

Abstract

Case (B) of "Ujjivan: A Microfinance Institution at a Crossroads" addresses some of the actions Ujjivan, a microfinance provider in Bangalore, has taken with regard to issues raised in the (A) case, particularly regarding fraud and establishing financial sustainability. For example, the CEO of Ujjivan, Samit Ghosh, decides to strengthen the Audit Team and implements new loan products.

Keywords: Financial Institutions; Microfinance; Crime and Corruption; Accounting Audits; Product Development; Financial Services Industry; Bangalore;

Citation:

Narayanan, V.G., and Pamela Freed. "Ujjivan: A Microfinance Institution at a Crossroads (B)." Harvard Business School Supplement 108-083, March 2008.