ISSN: 1998 - 4162

JISR MSSE Journal Contents

Volume 9, Number 1, January 2011


Group Loans Repayment Problems of Women Borrowers
Umara Noreen - CIIT Islamabad, Islamabad, Pakistan
Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Saif - Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan


Abstract
Economic growth and development is a dream without having well focused and effective strategies to eradicate poverty through extending credits to women. The mobilization of funds comes directly from the participant's savings and therefore the use of funds is under group scrutiny. This paper aims to examine the repayment problems of women borrowers of microfinance. A sample of 100 respondents comprising 20 groups were interviewed. The groups utilized self-selection of members so that a strong degree of promise, trust and consent exists among members.

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