Case | HBS Case Collection | October 2011 (Revised March 2013)

SKS and the AP Microfinance Crisis

by Shawn Cole and Yannick Saleman

Abstract

SKS, India's leading microfinance firm, is challenged when politicians declaim microfinance as exploitation of the poor and severely restrict business practices.

Keywords: Microfinance; Government Administration; Policy; Capital Markets; Crisis Management; Poverty; Financial Services Industry; India;

Citation:

Cole, Shawn, and Yannick Saleman. "SKS and the AP Microfinance Crisis." Harvard Business School Case 212-018, October 2011. (Revised March 2013.)