Micro-credit, Poverty and Empowerment: Linking the Triad (Paperback)

by Neera Burra, Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive, Ranjani K. Murthy

Format: Paperback 372 pages

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Micro-credit, or the making available of small amounts of credit to the poor, is seen as a vital tool for poverty alleviation and women's empowerment in developing societies. This volume examines micro-credit interventions made in India and provides valuable insights into: the role of social mobilization in reducing poverty; the working of community banking programmes at the village level; the efforts to create space for women to carry out credit and savings transactions; the process of empowerment through the formation of women's groups; and the improvement of women's lives through savings and credit activity.

Book details

Published
04/10/2005

Publisher
SAGE Publications Inc

ISBN
9780761933663


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