books about: micro-lending
Banker To the Poor Micro Lending & The
The founder of the Grameen Bank relates how he developed the system of micro-credit to help eradicate poverty in countries such as Bangladesh by providing financial education and small loans to rural families. Title: Banker to the Poor Author: Yunus, Muhammad Publisher: Perseus Books Group Publication Date: 2003/10/15 Number of Pages: 288 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 2009291910
Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle against World Poverty
Blackstone Audio Inc.
In 1983, Muhammad Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with miniscule loans. Based on the belief that credit is a basic human right, not the privilege of a few, Grameen Bank now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans to more than two million families in rural Bangladesh. Ninety-four percent of Yunus's clients are women, and repayment rates are nearly 100 percent. It was an idea born on a day ...
Women And Microcredit In Rural Bangladesh: An Anthropological Study Of Grameen Bank Lending
The Grameen Bank of Bangladesh has been extending small loans to poor borrowers (primarily women) to promote self-employment and income generation since 1976. The apparent success of the Grameen Bank (that is, recruitment of clients, investment of loans, recovery rates on invested loans and profit margins) has made microcredit a new model for poverty alleviation and sustainable development. Anthropological research results on Grameen Bank ...
Silk Road, Silver Lining: Can Micro-lending in Central Asia Counteract Criminal Influence in the Financial ...
This book examines the business history of Central Asian micro-lenders, considered in the context of the region's politics and crime. Distilled from an exhaustive compilation and adjustment of the industry's financial statements, as well as extensive media and monitoring sources, the study reaches the following conclusions.Compared to state-run programs for which they directly substitute, micro-lenders have greatly reduced (yet still not made ...
The Price of Inequality: How Today's Divided Society Endangers Our Future
Joseph E. Stiglitz
W. W. Norton & Company
A forceful argument against America's vicious circle of growing inequality by the Nobel Prize–winning economist. America currently has the most inequality, and the least equality of opportunity, among the advanced countries. While market forces play a role in this stark picture, politics has shaped those market forces. In this best-selling book, Nobel Prize–winning economist Joseph E. Stiglitz exposes the efforts of well-heeled interests ...
Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It
Robert D. Lupton
Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. Lupton, the founder of FCS Urban Ministries (Focused Community Strategies) in Atlanta, the voice of the Urban Perspectives newsletter, and the author of Compassion, ...
Banker To The Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty
Muhammad Yunus is that rare thing: a bona fide visionary. His dream is the total eradication of poverty from the world. In 1983, against the advice of banking and government officials, Yunus established Grameen, a bank devoted to providing the poorest of Bangladesh with minuscule loans. Grameen Bank, based on the belief that credit is a basic human right, not the privilege of a fortunate few, now provides over 2.5 billion dollars of micro-loans ...
El banquero de los pobres/ Banker of the Poor: Los microcreditos y la batalla contra la pobreza en el mundo ...
Paidos Iberica Ediciones S a
Muhammad Yunus tiene un sueño: la erradicación total de la pobreza. En 1983, en contra de los consejos de la banca y de las autoridades de su gobierno, el profesor Yunus fundó Grameen, un banco dedicado a suministrar préstamos minúsculos a las personas más pobres de Bangla Desh. Su objetivo no era simplemente ayudar a que los pobres sobrevivieran, sino generar un mecanismo de ignición de la iniciativa y el espíritu emprendedor que les ...
Summary of Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty - Muhammad Yunus
Political Book Summaries, 2013
This ebook consists of a summary of the ideas, viewpoints and facts presented by Muhammad Yunus in his book “Banker to the Poor, Micro lending and the Battle Against World Poverty”. This summary offers a concise overview of the entire book in less than 30 minutes reading time. However this work does not replace in any case Muhammad Yunus’s book. Yunus explains the requirements for a micro-credit and he argues that it is a simple concept ...
Cultural implications on micro-lending efforts for the pine ridge Indian reservation.: An article from: South ...
E. Wesley, III. Parry
The Business Research Bureau
This digital document is an article from South Dakota Business Review, published by The Business Research Bureau on December 1, 2008. The length of the article is 3928 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Citation Details Title: Cultural implications on micro-lending efforts for the ...
The individual micro-lending contract: is it a better design than joint-liability? [An article from: Economic ...
This digital document is a journal article from Economic Systems, published by Elsevier in 2004. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Media Library immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Description: We analyze the incentive mechanism of individual micro-lending contracts and we compare its key factors with those of joint-liability loan contracts. Using our data set, we ...
Microfinance Handbook: An Institutional and Financial Perspective (Sustainable Banking with the Poor)
World Bank Publications
Microfinance is not simply banking; it is a development tool. It has been estimated that there are 500 million economically active poor people in the world operating microenterprises and small businesses. Most of them do not have access to adequate financial services. The purpose of this Handbook is to bring together in a single source guiding principles and tools that will promote sustainable microfinance and create viable institutions. The ...
Financial Sector Assessment: A Handbook
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, 2005
The Handbook presents an overall analytical framework for assessing financial system stability and developmental needs, providing broad guidance on approaches, methodologies, and techniques of assessing financial systems. Although the Handbook draws substantially on World Bank and IMF experience with the Financial Sector Assessment Program (FSAP) and from the broader policy and operational work in both institutions, it is designed for generic ...
Household net lending--what the micro data indicate.: An article from: Economic Bulletin
Magdalena D. Riiser
This digital document is an article from Economic Bulletin, published by Norges Bank on July 1, 2009. The length of the article is 5462 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. From the author: The article also looks at net lending in different groups of households by financial wealth. This ...
El negocio de las microfinancieras.(financiación a corto plazo para pequeños negocios; México)(TT: How ...
Editorial Contenido, S.A. de C.V.
This digital document is an article from Contenido, published by Editorial Contenido, S.A. de C.V. on June 1, 2001. The length of the article is 880 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Citation Details Title: El negocio de las ...
Hawala, money laundering, and terrorism finance: micro-lending as an end to illicit remittance.: An article ...
Charles B. Bowers
University of Denver
This digital document is an article from Denver Journal of International Law and Policy, published by University of Denver on June 22, 2009. The length of the article is 20475 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Citation Details Title: Hawala, money laundering, and terrorism finance: ...
Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty.: An article from: Journal of ...
Columbia University School of International Public Affairs
This digital document is an article from Journal of International Affairs, published by Columbia University School of International Public Affairs on March 22, 2000. The length of the article is 1738 words. The page length shown above is based on a typical 300-word page. The article is delivered in HTML format and is available in your Amazon.com Digital Locker immediately after purchase. You can view it with any web browser. Citation Details ...
This volume addresses the cutting edge issues in micro-finance, including: how far micro-finance can contribute to reducing poverty, enhancing women's status, empowering poor clients and improving the health, nutrition and education of the poor; the role of savings in micro-finance; how to recruit, develop and maintain high-quality clients; and how to replicate successful micro-finance systems. The second section provides a practical guide, with ...
Evaluation of the IMF's Role in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and the Poverty Reduction and Growth ...
INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND, 2004
In 1999, the IMF and the World Bank adopted a new frame work for supporting economic reform in low-income member countries to achieve the objectives of poverty reduction and economic growth. The frame work consists of two key elements: country-authored Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers, drawing on broad-based consultations with key stake holder groups; and a vehicle for the provision of IMF concessional lending, the Poverty Reduction andGrowth ...
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