Micro-Credit, Poverty and Empowerment: Linking the Triad by Neera Burra, Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive, Visit Amazon's Ranjani K

By Neera Burra, Joy Deshmukh-Ranadive, Visit Amazon's Ranjani K Murthy Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Ranjani K Murthy,

Micro-credit, or the making to be had of small quantities of credits to the negative, is obvious as a necessary instrument for poverty relief and women's empowerment in constructing societies. This quantity examines micro-credit interventions made in India and offers worthy insights into: the function of social mobilization in decreasing poverty; the operating of neighborhood banking programmes on the village point; the efforts to make space for girls to hold out credits and reductions transactions; the method of empowerment during the formation of women's teams; and the development of women's lives via reductions and credits task.

Show description

Read Online or Download Micro-Credit, Poverty and Empowerment: Linking the Triad PDF

Best development & growth books

The Economics of Soviet Break-up (Routledge Studies of Societies in Transition, 1)

This booklet analyzes the consequences of the break-up of the Soviet Union into fifteen self sustaining states. issues mentioned comprise: * prior and current fiscal kin among the republics, and forecasts for the long run * dialogue of Customs Unions, financial Union or funds Union as attainable methods ahead for those states * financial integration idea * how the states of the Soviet Union functioned prior to the dissolution.

Kerala's Economic Development

The well known 'Kerala version' of improvement has been the point of interest of dialogue for the prior numerous years and the 1st variation of this publication, released in 1999, was once an important contribution to that discuss. This revised version focuses no longer loads at the extra well-researched determinants of Kerala's luck yet at the hitherto neglected monetary backwardness of the nation, the industrial reforms applied because the early Nineteen Nineties, the wide financial alterations in the course of the Nineteen Nineties, and the commercial difficulties and improvement matters dealing with Kerala at the present time.

Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization

One of many world’s major economists of inequality, Branko Milanovic offers a daring new account of the dynamics that force inequality on an international scale. Drawing on significant facts units and state of the art examine, he explains the benign and malign forces that make inequality upward thrust and fall inside of and between international locations.

Additional info for Micro-Credit, Poverty and Empowerment: Linking the Triad

Example text

Handbook of Micro-Finance, Vol. 1, SIDBI Micro-Finance Consulting Group, Prepared for a training programme for consultants in micro-finance organized in December 2000, Lucknow. , Self-Help Group Loans: A Quantitative and Qualitative Study, Funded by Monsanto Corporation and Washington University. Women and Geography Study Group, 1985, Geography and Gender: An Introduction to Feminist Geography, Leicester, UK: Institute of British Geographers. Zeller, Manfred, 2000, ‘Product Innovation for the Poor: The Role of Microfinance’, Policy Brief No.

This project was initiated when it was observed that the formation of micro-credit SHGs aggravate household tensions, since women were becoming economically independent and also held positions of power outside the home by virtue of being in the groups. The theatre performances address issues of gender division of labour in the house, relations between women such as mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law and son preference. The purpose of the project is to alter perceptions within households so that mental spaces expand, which would then lead to an alteration of established hierarchical socio-cultural spaces.

Reaching and Empowering Women: Since women are supposed to be good credit risks, and women-run enterprises benefit their families, micro-credit is seen as a tool to empower women. It should be noted, however, that the understanding of ‘empowerment’ here is restricted to increase in incomes. Building Financially Self-sufficient Institutions: This theme is based on the experience of developing countries which have shown that micro-credit programmes can improve their efficiency and structure their interest Introduction 35 rates and fees to eventually cover their operating and financial costs.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.01 of 5 – based on 40 votes