Pathways Out of Poverty: Innovations in Microfinance for the Poorest Families

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Sam Daley-Harris
Kumarian Press, 2002 - Business & Economics - 329 pages
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Microfinance is a key intervention in helping poor families in developing countries move out of poverty. The Microcredit Summit Campaign has been working since 1997 to promote microfinance, with the aim of reaching 100 million of the world's poorest families by 2005. This book, published five years after the first Microcredit Summit, challenges conventional wisdoms and explores in depth the Campaign's core themes: reaching the poorest, reaching and empowering women, building financially self-sufficient institutions, and ensuring a positive measurable impact on the lives of clients and their families. The book will serve as a roadmap for development agencies working to achieve the Millennium Development Goals, including the goal of cutting absolute poverty in half by 2015.

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I am khondoker Hamidul Islam, From Bangladesh i am working in a MFI as a program coordinator. The name of my MFI is Society Development Committee(SDC). I think this book will help me to enrich me for doing my work better.

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Empowering Women through Microfinance
167
Financing Microfinance for Poverty Reduction
229
Policies Regulations and Systems that Promote
263
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