Essays about: "microfinance"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 119 essays containing the word microfinance.

  1. 21. 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

  2. 22. Microfinance in Ugandan coffee farming : a case study of coffee farmers in the Ugandan savings & credit cooperative “Buikwe Riis Coffee Farmers”

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Christian Pålsson; [2019]
    Keywords : agriculture; coffee farming; financial constraining; grounded theory; inductive; microfinance; qualitative; Uganda;

    Abstract : This thesis argues for utilizing microfinance when supporting Ugandan coffee farmers developing their coffee farming. To increase the effectiveness of microfinance in this context a modification of its repayment scheme is needed so it is to be more relatable to the special production properties that coffee farming inherently has. READ MORE

  3. 23. Communicating online microfinance as an effective poverty alleviation tool: a case study of Kiva

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Stuart Grant; [2018]
    Keywords : Microfinance; Chains of equivalence; Kiva;

    Abstract : Microfinance is a significant component of financial inclusion, which has come to the fore in contemporary developmental literature and practice. It has been used as a poster child of millennial development. READ MORE

  4. 24. Creating Social Good through Debts: Critical Discourse Analysis of Borrower Representations at Kiva

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Dragomir Dimitrov; [2018]
    Keywords : online lending; microfinance; representations; borrowers; critical discourse analysis; postcolonialism; kiva; global south; individual single parents;

    Abstract : Kiva is an international non-governmental organization that competes for funds with others in the field. As a consequence, some special relationships and dependencies are formed. This paper argues that among the most significant ones are the representations of borrowers on Kiva’s online lending platform. READ MORE

  5. 25. 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