Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 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. 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

  4. 4. Impact Investment: The Midway between Investment and Philanthropy

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

    Author : Norë Arifi; Lukas Richter; [2019]
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    Abstract : Impact investment is an innovation in the finance field, thus contributing to further development of social finance. This kind of investment is essential due to its ability to help reach the SDGs. The biggest challenges our generation has to address are represented through the SDGs. Impact investing offers a viable potential to tackle these goals. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigating the Relation Between Microcredit and Female Entrepreneurship in Lao PDR

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi; Linköpings universitet/Nationalekonomi

    Author : Klara Granath; Karin Kling; [2018]
    Keywords : Microcredit; Microlending; Microfinance; Female Entrepreneurship; Women’s Entrepreneurship; Lao People s Democratic Republic; Interest Rate; Grace Period; Loan Size; Networking; Motivation; Gender Division of Labor; Sexual Division of Labor; Business Training;

    Abstract : Even though the idea of microcredit is to stimulate entrepreneurial activities in developing countries, there is an ongoing debate whether this is achieved. Many argue that only providing credit is not enough and see a need for additional components in promoting entrepreneurial activities for the stimulation of economic growth. READ MORE