Beyond Microcredit: Putting Development Back into Microfinance

Beyond Microcredit: Putting Development Back into Microfinance



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780855984885
Publisher: Oxfam Publishing
Publication date: 11/28/2002
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 30.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables9
List of figures10
List of boxes11
List of abbreviations12
2.Introduction to the financial sector in India33
Part 1Micro-finance and development
3.Micro-finance and social and economic security49
4.Micro-finance and livelihoods: The challenge of BASIX73
5.Micro-finance and people's organisations104
6.Micro-finance and system-wide change137
Part 2Micro-finance: Organisations and institutions
7.Self-help groups and Grameen Bank groups: What are the differences?169
8.Costs in micro-finance: What do urban self-help groups tell us?199
9.Exploring empowerment and leadership at the grassroots: Social entrepreneurship in the SHG movement in India234
10.Sustainability and development: Evaluating the performance of Indian micro-finance263
11.Rising to the challenge of scale in India: Growing the micro-finance sector300
12.Emerging lessons and challenges325
AppendixCapacity-building and organisational learning project for development finance in India361
About the authors and contributors389

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