Essays about: "Microfinance institutions"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words Microfinance institutions.

  1. 1. The role of social networks in supporting micro and small entrepreneurship in Malawi

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : James Kumdana; [2020]
    Keywords : social networks; entreprenuership; bank Nkhonde; social capital; youth; Kinship networks;

    Abstract : In rural Malawi, the youth do not have access to credit and adequate entrepreneurship training. Despite alienation from Microfinance institutions, there are many Micro and Small Enterprises operating in the rural informal sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. ACCESSING MICROFINANCE THROUGH FINANCIAL LITERACY : A Case Study of Hand in Hand Eastern Africa’s Operations in Kenya

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Pontus Lindahl; Linda Mokvist; [2020]
    Keywords : Financial Literacy; Microfinance; Microcredit; Women Empowerment; Financial Inclusion; Social Capital; Social Learning Theory; Dynamic Capabilities; Poverty Alleviation; Developing Countries; Kenya; Bottom of the Pyramid; Hand in Hand andHand in Hand Eastern Africa;

    Abstract : In 2015, United Nations implemented seventeen Sustainable Development Goals along with 169 sub-targets with the ambition to transform the world through achieving sustainable development and, hence annihilate poverty. In light of the foregoing, both authoritative and non-governmental entities accentuated the significance of ‘financial inclusion’ which, in turn, has developed into an evangelical advocacy reminiscent of the extensive publicity that microfinance received at the end of last century which, in turn, has led to an unprecedented passion among philanthrocapitalists, transnational corporations, and other benefactors to financially and socially assist the impoverished. READ MORE

  3. 3. Microcredits and the empowerment of Muslim female entrepreneurs : A comparative study on conventional microcredits and Islamic microcredits in empowering Muslim female entrepreneurs in Tanzania.

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten; Linköpings universitet/FöretagsekonomiLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Yahye Khalif; Liiban Cabdirisaaq; [2019]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Islamic microfinance; Microcredits; Women empowerment; Resources; Agency; Achievements; Voice; Self-esteem; Self-reliance; Muslim female entrepreneurship; Islamic belief; Interest in Islam; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Previous research has emphasized the importance of promoting female entrepreneurship in developing countries. Women often lack assets, financial history and are disadvantaged in acquiring wage-employment. In Tanzania, female entrepreneurs face these constraints when seeking resources for entrepreneurial purposes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Exploring how microfinance institutions can enable access to financial services in rural areas of Rwanda : a case study of Réseau Interdiocésain de Microfinance

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Belise Mugwaneza; [2019]
    Keywords : microfinance institutions; rural communities; financial exclusion; financial relations; bottom of the pyramid; social capital; sites; situations and value proposition;

    Abstract : Most of rural based population in developing countries are poor and uneducated. Due to these conditions, rural communities do not attract traditional financial institutions. In response to the issue of financial exclusion, the existence of microfinance institutions has been embraced as a solution to avail financial services to rural communities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Byström; Karl Follin; [2017-10-10]
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    Abstract : Microfinance has considered to be the key to end world poverty by serving the poor and vulnerable. In Uganda, the microfinance market has been on a steady rise since 1980; a time when HIV prevalence peaked. READ MORE