Microcapitalists or Debt Prisoners? : Evaluating microfinance programs in Limpopo Province, South Africa.

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Raidma, Taavi.
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2008
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Thesis.
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en_US
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Microcapitalism. , Limpopo (South Africa) -- Economic conditions. , Poor -- South Africa -- Limpopo. , Microfinance -- South Africa -- Limpopo. , Microlending. , Foundation for International Community Assistance. , Undergraduate research. , Undergraduate thesis. , College publications.
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The 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.
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i, 96 leaves : illustrations.
Includes bibliography: leaves 90-96.
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Wheaton College ; Norton, Mass.
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