Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 103 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 1. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Abstract : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. READ MORE

  2. 2. How Women’s Economic Empowerment program affects financial literacy : A qualitative study from the Philippines

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Hanna Wide; Alice Wide Karlsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Empowerment; Gender; Financial Literacy;

    Abstract : Women’s empowerment and gender equality contribute to the achievement of a sustainable world according to United Nations and Agenda 2030. Previous research highlights the impact of microfinance program on women’s empowerment. Through a lack in previous research, the aim of this report emerged. READ MORE

  3. 3. Saving for Change : A field study of Saving Groups impact on women’s empowerment in Uganda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Sanna Börjeson; [2019]
    Keywords : Women’s Empowerment; Uganda; Microfinance; Saving Groups; Gender Equality;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the role self-help microfinance Saving Groups play in women’s empowerment in villages in Mbale district, Uganda. Central for the study is to identify the challenges and opportunities that participation in Saving Groups brings in women’s everyday life. READ MORE

  4. 4. GSM Based Technology as a Tool to Reach Higher Financial Inclusion in Rural Areas : The Digitising of Savings Groups

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Jeanna Peebo; Alexandra Kosovic; [2019]
    Keywords : USSD; Savings Groups; Xitique; Financial inclusion; Women empowerment; M-pesa;

    Abstract : Digital aid to increase financial inclusion in developing countries is an increasing area of interest growing together with the global expansion of mobile phone penetration. This paper analyzes technical, social and financial aspects of the possibility of digitizing Xitique, a local community-based microfinance model in rural Mozambique. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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