Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 115 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 1. 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 : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Female Empowerment through Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; Ellen Kyhle; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Village Savings and Loan Associations; VSLA; Microfinance; Vi Agroforestry; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The village-based microfinance approach Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) has been implemented in developing countries for three decades, and is found to be an effective tool in alleviating poverty and facilitating access to financial services in rural areas.  This study, done in collaboration with Vi Agroforestry, aimed to investigate the impact of VSLA activities on female empowerment in Rwanda, and more specifically, how women's access to and control over assets have been affected by VSLA participation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating Monga : seasonal food insecurity and adaptation strategies in the northern region of Bangladesh

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

    Author : Md Ariful Islam; [2021]
    Keywords : seasonal food insecurity; poverty; migration; microfinance;

    Abstract : Food insecurity and poverty are interlinked and the main reason for migration in poor households from the northern part of Bangladesh. Individuals from poor households migrate in the hope of improving self-well-being and for their families. Monga-seasonal food insecurity is a multi-dimensional issue in the northern region of Bangladesh. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Accountability and women's empowerment: a case of Microfinance and Grameen Bank”.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Sadat Aman Saad; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Microfinance is the small-scale provision of financial services to poor people, particularly to women. Over the last four decades, the World Bankhas promoted microfinance as a key tool for addressing poverty alleviation and women’s empowerment (Weber, 2016). READ MORE

  5. 5. Election Cycles and Microfinance in the Indian States : Political Pressures, Opportunistic Election Cycles and Political Uncertainty Cycles: What Does It Do for the Indian Microfinance Sector?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Gunnarsson; [2020]
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    Abstract : In India, election cycles have repeatedly been reported to sway the microfinance sector. Meanwhile, the sector is recognized as an important poverty fighting tool; both the largely privately funded MFI system and the largely publicly funded SHG system. READ MORE