Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 125 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 1. A Path Towards Empowerment? : A study on the perceptions of Men and Masculinities within Microfinance Investment Funds

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Moa Berming; [2024]
    Keywords : Microfinance; microfinance investment funds; gender; men and masculinities; empowerment models; hegemonic masculinities;

    Abstract : Feminist research as well as the growing field of ‘Men and Masculinities’ have identified how targeting women and excluding men from development initiatives could have unintended repercussions. As a common tool for development, microfinance is a fitting representation for this emphasis on women. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Effect of interest rates volatility on non-performing loan level in commercial banking sector in Rwanda : Effect of interest rates volatility on non-performing loan in Rwanda

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Handelshögskolan (from 2013)

    Author : Nsengiyumva Samson; [2023]
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    Abstract : The financial sector in Rwanda is composed of two major categories of financial institutions. The first category consists of banking institutions that include commercial and investment banks, microfinance banks, microfinance institutions and SACCOS. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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