This course tackles issue related to microfinance in Palestine in terms of concept and reality, challenges, prospects for development, targeted client-base, goals and philosophy, role of microfinance sector in the social inclusion of low-income earners in the context of the inclusive financial system and jobs creation, as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises in terms of funding and role in the national economy. The courses sheds light on microfinance institutions, with emphasis on organization, role, the legislative, regulatory and supervisory frameworks, and the relevant international best practices.