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dc.contributor.advisorMiller, John.
dc.contributor.authorRaidma, Taavi.
dc.date.accessioned2008-06-23T18:06:40Z
dc.date.available2008-06-23T18:06:40Z
dc.date.issued2008
dc.identifierW Thesis 1270
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11040/5540
dc.descriptioni, 96 leaves : illustrations.
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliography: leaves 90-96.
dc.description.abstractThe thesis explores the evolution and effectiveness of financial intermediation in rural areas in terms of reducing poverty, focusing mostly on South African's Limpopo Province. An empirical study about the effectiveness of microlending in that region shows positive developments in the lives of the borrowers.en
dc.description.tableofcontentsChapter 1. Rural financial intermediation : common programs and practices -- Chapter 2. South Africa and Tiisha Finance Enterprise -- Chapter 3. Issues related to microfinance as a poverty-fighting tool -- Chapter 4. Effects of the loans on households and micro enterprises.
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherWheaton College ; Norton, Mass.
dc.subjectMicrocapitalism.en
dc.subjectLimpopo (South Africa) -- Economic conditions.en
dc.subjectPoor -- South Africa -- Limpopo.en
dc.subjectMicrofinance -- South Africa -- Limpopo.en
dc.subjectMicrolending.en
dc.subjectFoundation for International Community Assistance.
dc.subjectUndergraduate research.
dc.subjectUndergraduate thesis.
dc.subjectCollege publications.
dc.titleMicrocapitalists or Debt Prisoners? : Evaluating microfinance programs in Limpopo Province, South Africa.en
dc.typeThesis.en


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