As will be discussed later in this article, further research is needed to strengthen micro-lending
and better benefit micro-borrowers.
However, there are also studies that indicate increased community interaction facilitated by micro-lending
builds social capital, and results in positive spillover effects within the community in which the micro-credit is available (Feigenberg 2010).
United States Agency for International Development (USAID), working with Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance/ International Executive Service Corps (VEGA/IESC), has identified seven local partners to expand micro-lending
throughout Lebanon: Association of Rural Development (ADR) in the South; Association Entraide Professionnelle (AEP) in Beirut; AlMajmoua in Beirut; Ameen in Hazmieh; Lebanese Cooperative for Development (CLD) in Zalka; Emkan in Beirut; and Makhzoumi Foundation in Beirut.
program will be a core program we offer through the Scott Ford Center," Hill said.
The study has the following objectives: 1) to know the extent of adequacy and effectiveness of the implementation of microfinance program components of City Social Welfare and Development Office in Butuan city in terms of information, education and communication; capability building; savings mobilization; and micro-lending
and 2) to determine the predictors of development of microfinance beneficiaries when the program components are grouped according to adequacy and effectiveness.
They present case studies of those already embracing the "macrowikinomics" business model, such as a micro-lending
company where 570,000 individuals help fund new ventures, an online community for people with life-altering diseases that also serves as a large-scale research project, and an Iraq veteran whose startup car company is "staffed" by more than 4,500 competing designers and supplied by microfactories around the world.
The programme includes a micro-lending
facility, allowing the runaways to secure a loan without collateral of up to Dh1,500.
Map has seen a significant increase in business during July and anticipates further increases in micro-lending
as many seek back-to-school and holiday gift-giving loans.
org, a global micro-lending
website that helps low-income families create their own sustainable sources of income.
For the first time, we have the airline sector represented, as well as micro-lending
financial credit organisation, one of the world's largest hotel groups, and a major Caribbean tourism destination," he added.
on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation following the Grameen Bank's group lending process has been suspended, other micro-lending
Peer-to-peer lending (P2P) and micro-lending
are fast becoming a primary source of credit for some cash-strapped businesses and entrepreneurs.