TITLE

Introduction

AUTHOR(S)
Osmond, Stephen
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
World & I;Jan2008, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on several reports published within the issue about the roles micro-finance, charitable entrepreneurs and women in alleviating poverty.
ACCESSION #
31302083

Tags: POVERTY;  MICROFINANCE

 

Related Articles

  • When micro means big. BUNYE, IGNACIO R. // Filipino Reporter;1/10/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p38 

    In this article, the author talks about microfinance as a key strategy in solving poverty in the Philippines in 2014.

  • Tapping Africa's Culture and Tradition of Giving: Mobilizing resources for development. Watene, Thithi // Transformation (02653788);Jul2003, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p161 

    Focuses on the culture and tradition of giving in Africa. Details on the issue of poverty in the region; Methods of preservation, drying, packaging and conserving; Role of a Christian microfinance institution in building the capacity of the existing financial institutions.

  • Message From the Editor. Karatoprak, Adrienne // Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy & International Relations;Summer/Fall2008, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p7 

    The article discusses various reports published within the issue on microfinance being used as a method to reduce poverty including one which is based on the book "Common Wealth," by Dr. Jeffrey Sachs, and another written by graduate student Graham Lawlor, who is a participant of the Whitehead...

  • Measuring Transformation: Conceptual framework and indicators. Getu, Makonen // Transformation (02653788);Apr2002, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p92 

    Focuses on the microfinance program of Opportunity International used to help create employment and generate income among the poor. Definition of transformational development; Measurement of economic growth; Effects of rural poverty on natural environment.

  • Problems of micro crediting in Montenegro. Jankovic, Srdan // Entrepreneurial Economy;Dec2005, Vol. 8, p213 

    Microcrediting means provision of micro loans and other financial services (for example, micro savings and micro insurance, worldwide) to marginalized people with low incomes, for the purpose of self-employment, or start up of own bussineses, thus enabling them and their families to be...

  • The Voices of Microfinance Clients: Evidence from Ghana. Onyina, Paul Adjei; Turnell, Sean // American Journal of Entrepreneurship;Dec2012, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p109 

    The role of microfinance institutions as a potential policy tool for poverty reduction has received great attention in recent years. Empirical evidence from existing research shows some positive effects in poverty alleviation from some microfinance schemes. In contrast, other findings suggest...

  • Small beans.  // New Scientist;02/15/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2069, p42 

    Reviews the book `Microfinance and Poverty Reduction,' by Susan Johnson and Ben Rogaly.

  • Government-Nonprofit Organization: A Synergistic Model for Microfinance-Promoted Education Programme in India. Pramanik, Cashmira; Nangia, Vinay K. // Annual International Conference on Innovation & Entrepreneurship;2011, p90 

    Currently, India is home to one-third of the world's poor. With 37% of the Indian population below poverty level, the direct costs of schooling reduce the probability of children attending school, thereby making it difficult to achieve the United Nations' Millennium Development Goal Two, i.e....

  • Factors Influencing the Sustainability of Micro-Finance Institutions in Murang'a Municipality. Kimando, Lawrence N.; Kihoro, John M.; Njogu, Grace Wachera // International Journal of Business & Commerce;Jun2012, Vol. 1 Issue 10, p21 

    Providing the poor with access to savings and credit services as poverty alleviation strategy has gained prominence in the past ten years, this has resulted from the emergence of models showing increasing success in terms ability to reach the poor and in sustaining the delivery services....

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics