Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 123 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 1. The Promise of Empowerment : A Content Analysis of MF-NGOs Approach to Women´s Empowerment in Bangladesh

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Lovisa Drevgart; [2023]
    Keywords : Microfinance; NGOs; Women in Bangladesh; Women in poverty; Anti-poverty programs;

    Abstract : The core issue of this thesis deals with the global issue of poverty and gender inequality inBangladesh. The research problem deals with the concept of empowerment in relation tomicrofinance loans as poverty alleviation strategies. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Effect of Microfinance on Women’s Empowerment in Ghana: A Meta-Regression Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Giulia Martini; [2023]
    Keywords : Ghana; Microfinance; Women Empowerment; Gender; Feminist Theory; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Microcredit is often regarded as the best tool for poverty alleviation and women's empowerment. The literature agrees that microcredit impacts positively different aspects of women’s lives. However, there are some aspects, including patriarchal norms and culture, that may obstacle to the success of those programs. READ MORE

  3. 3. The COVID-19 pandemic impact on theMicrofinance industry and the role ofdigitalization

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Fuad Alam; [2023]
    Keywords : Microfinance; COVID-19 pandemic; emerging economies; digitalization; microentreprenuers; microfinance institutions; Mikrofinans; COVID-19 pandemi; digitalisering; tillväxtekonomier; Bangladesh; mikroentreprenörer; mikrofinansinstitut;

    Abstract : The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly impacted the microfinance industry, particularly low-income individuals and communities, the bottom of the pyramid population in emerging economies. This study examines the effects of the pandemic on the microfinance industry's value chain as well as the role digitalization have played. READ MORE

  4. 4. How financial regulation promotes financial inclusion in less developed countries

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Derick Okodi; [2021-06-24]
    Keywords : Bank regulation; Financial inclusion; BankCommercial and Microfinance regulation; Information asymmetry;

    Abstract : Aim: This thesis aims to examine how bank regulation reduces financial exclusion in Uganda. Methodology: A qualitative content analysis method was used to examine the Annual supervisory Reports of the Bank of Uganda and Journals about Microfinance institutions in Uganda to examine how banks regulation reduces financial exclusion. READ MORE

  5. 5. More money for less work – or more work for less money? : Microfinance in the context of poverty and extreme working hours in the Kenyan informal economy

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Axel Svensson; [2021]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Kenya; Labour Supply; informal economy;

    Abstract : The Sub-Saharan African informal economy is often characterised by underemployment where workers spend countless hours earning bare minimum. This study investigates the impact of microfinance participation on earnings, time spent on market work, household work and leisure among women in the informal economy in Kenya. READ MORE