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Poverty alleviation and micro finance payback

Poverty alleviation and micro finance payback

Introduction Microfinance services have emerged as an effective tool for financing micro-entrepreneurs to alleviate poverty. It is a tool to enable poor to start their own business to survive in the society. It refers to savings, insurance, loans, transfer services, …

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Benefits of trust circles in microfinance

Benefits of trust circles in microfinance

The recent shift in the dynamics and competitive nature of microfinance industry has made many users especially females sceptical about the objectives and services provided by the institutes. However, given the client-centred nature of the industry, the management for microfinance …

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Year – End Review (Facts & Figures)

Telecom & Banking: Intertwined sector (Facts & Figures)

Share In GDP (As percent of GDP(mp)) Sectors 2003-04 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Total Consumption 82.6 91.8 90.7 91.3 93.2 94.2 94.8 Private Consumption Expenditure 74.9 81.0 79.8 80.0 81.9 82.5 82.1 General Government Expenditure 7.8 10.8 11.0 …

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Microfinance: for women, delivered by women

Microfinance- for women, delivered by women

Gender is crucial in banking since a typical microfinance client is a woman from a rural household. Detailed research on microfinance has discussed the claim that microfinance shows inclination towards female entrepreneurship and empowerment. However, there has been very limited …

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The unsung heroes of microfinance

The unsung heroes of microfinance

‘By now we have travelled approximately 12 kilometres from the local branch of one of the Microfinance Institutions (MFIs) in the area of Kot Addu, Muzzaffargarh. Out of those 12, we were on the main road for about 8 kilometres, …

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Microfinance and poverty reduction nexus: a reality

Microfinance and poverty reduction nexus: a reality

Poverty is a multi-faceted fabric which involves economic, social, cultural and psychological dimensions. It is a worldwide phenomenon whose consequences are dehumanizing, devastating and traumatic. In the light of this, and recognizing the importance of the devastating effect of poverty …

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