micro finance, micro enterprises, international development, poverty, self-reliance
This paper conducts a critical analyses of microfinance institutions. It gives an overview of the complexities of credit in developing countries and shows how microfinance fits into the equations. It discussed the successes and failures of microenterprises in trying to alleviate poverty. It also delves into best practices pertaining to lending to the poor and how microfinance is impacted by culture in developing nations.
Bithell, Grace R.
"Plastic Bags and Bamboo Stools,"
Marriott Student Review: Vol. 3
, Article 10.
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