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Microfinance in Africa

Steven A. Breth

Microfinance in Africa

by Steven A. Breth

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Published by Sasakawa Africa Association, Mexico City .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12658045M
ISBN 10294020005X
OCLC/WorldCa41980385

  From poverty to possibility: Microfinance in Africa. Michael V. Tueth, S.J. Octo From poverty to possibility: Microfinance in Africa. One book is called (appropriately). The informal sector and microfinance institutions in West Africa (English) Abstract. This book examines the dynamics and constraints faced by informal sectors in 12 West African countries -Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Chad, the Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, and Sierra Leone- as well Cited by:

Downscaling of Microfinance in Africa: The Sustainability of Downscaling of Microfinance in the Great Lakes Region: Empirical Evidence from Kenya [Emmanuel Mutisya] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Downscaling of Microfinance: This paper assesses the effect of downscaling of microfinance in the Great Lakes Region taking Kenya as a case study for the period Author: Emmanuel Mutisya. This article examines the impact of microfinance—the provision of financial services to poor and low-income populations, usually in the global South—on poverty. Microfinance is regarded as a financial market solution to the social problem of poverty, promising poverty alleviation in a market-friendly and cost-efficient way. Proponents hope that the financial inclusion of poor and low Cited by: 1.

Innovative Approaches to Delivering Microfinance Services: The Case of Capitec Bank Gerhard Coetzee Executive Summary Capitec Bank, a profit motivated South African owned microfinance institution provides a range of financial services to a clientele referred to as the “unbanked” in South Africa. The emphasis in this story.   Introduction to Microfinance provides a non-technical introduction to the broad array of inclusive financial and non-financial services for the world's poor. It explores the financial lives of those families, and the microfinance institutions and rapidly growing industry that serve them.


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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. MICROFINANCE IN AFRICA iv FwOROREd As the deadline for achieving the Millennium Development Goals is fast approaching, the incidence of poverty remains a critical issue in.

“The New Microfinance Handbook fills a critical gap in the current literature on financial inclusion. I am particularly pleased with the explicit focus on consumers and their needs—this, together with the onset of technology-based delivery models, has been the most important.

The Microfinance Network is a network of of the world's largest microfinance institutions, spread across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Latin America. Established inthe Microfinance Network provided support to members that helped steer many industry leaders to sustainability, and profitability in many of their largest.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Microfinance in Africa. Mexico City: Sasakawa Africa Association, (OCoLC) Document Type.

The Author, with a wide experience in the sector, particularly in finance, accounting Microfinance in Africa book operations management at the highest level in notable microfinance organisations within Africa and Asia, has come up with what is described as “The Textbook” on : Siegfried Silverman.

An institution with a very long name (Evidence for Policy and Practice Information and Co-ordinating Centre (EPPI-Centre) at the Social Science Research Unit at the Institute of Education, University Microfinance in Africa book London) just published a review of the academic literature on the impacts of microfinance in Africa.

The study was funded by the U.K. aid agency, the Department for International Development. For example, in South Africa, 94 percent of all microfinance loans are used for consumption, meaning, the funds are used to pay for basic necessities. This means borrowers aren’t generating new income with the initial loan, which means they have to take out another loan to pay off that loan, and so forth and so forth.

MFSA is the 'Recognised Voice of Reputable Microfinanciers in South Africa'. Our Vision is to ensure a sustainable Microfinance Industry. MFSA represents more than Microfinance Credit provider offices, providing short term and unsecured credit, registered with the National Credit Regulator, as well as a significant proportion of Service.

Microfinance is seen as a key development tool, and despite the current deepening crisis within the industry, it continues to grow in sub-Saharan Africa. We systematically reviewed the evidence of the impacts of micro-credit and micro-savings on poor people in sub-Saharan Africa.

We considered impacts on income, savings, expenditure, and the Cited by:   Most microfinance loans are used to fund consumption – to help people buy the basic necessities they need to survive. In South Africa, for example, consumption accounts for 94% of microfinance use.

Need for a development strategy for microfinance D uringADB approved 15 microfinance projects totaling about $ million, 6 projects with microfinance components valued at about $53 million, and 34 technical assistance activities for about $18 million to support microfinance operations.

ADB has, however, provided this assistanceFile Size: KB. This book Microfinance in Central Africa: The challenge of the excluded presents results of empirical research concerning microfinance institutions in Central Africa.

The book draws from a project that was supported by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) in the context of the Centre s globalization, growth and poverty programme.

—Lay leader of a church-centered microfinance ministry in Togo, West Africa. This book is fundamentally about the church and the Great Commission in the twenty-first century; hence, this book is necessarily about materially poor churches and materially poor : Brian Fikkert.

The author of the new book Dead Aid, she has taken on many of the conventions of the relationship between the West and Africa–aid, celebrity spokespeople, the “China does bad” storyline that Author: Jeff Chu. Book September with 4, Reads How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a.

He is the author Introduction to Microfinance and co-editor of the book Moving Beyond Storytelling: Emerging Research in Microfinance. Watkins founded and directs Lehigh's Microfinance Program. Title: Microfinance and Poverty Reduction: The Experience of Ghana Author: Dr Joseph Kimos Adjei No.

of pages: Publisher: Bold Communications Limited Information on microfinance may abound in many books but when it comes to giving comprehensive insight to and making thorough analysis of the microfinance sector in Ghana, there may be no other book than the one titled Author: JCS Investments.

SinceEnterprise, Development & Microfinance (EDM) has offered practice-based insights into the role of markets, enterprises and financial services in reducing poverty and stimulating economic peer-reviewed journal, at the interface between research and practice, publishes papers written by researchers for the benefit of practice and those written by practitioners to.

Abstract This book focuses on how the demand for microfinance can be met on a global scale. It documents the contributions of institutions and of people who have led the development of commercial finance for the poor, and it analyzes the principles on which the microfinance revolution is by:.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm. Contents: The informal sectors of West Africa / Peter Fidler and Leila Webster --Microenterprise support programs in West Africa / Leila Webster and Peter Fidler --A profile of selected microfinance institutions / Leila Webster --Implications / Leila Webster --Burkina Faso / Ousa.The Impact of Microfinance in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Systematic Review of the Evidence Article (PDF Available) in World Development 40(11) March with 1, Reads How we measure.

Sydney Chikalipah, Daniel Makina, in Extending Financial Inclusion in Africa, 1 Introduction. Microfinance is essentially the provision of financial services to poor people who for several reasons are shunned by the traditional banking sector.

The concept dates back to the 18th century when Ireland experienced a famine. In response, an Irish nationalist, and the author of Gulliver's.