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Refers to the ability of a creditor to take steps to gain control of property currently in the possession and control of a debtor.Self-help repossession of personal property is generally allowed if it can be done without breaching the peace.Self-help eviction is generally frowned upon and may expose the landlord to liability in damages to the tenant.The time-honored but illegal practice of removing a tenant's front door in order to “paint”it is a form of self-help eviction.

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The distribution of the respondents on the basis of the age group and their awareness about the self help group products is presented in table 4 and it indicates that 51 respondents are the age group of 24-30 years and 10 respondents belong to the age group of above 42 years.
Sonia Royer- Alzheimer's self help group first Wednesday of the month at 10am at the Latin Parish hall in Paphos.
Members of the self help group are now running their own business in the form of handloom, weaving, small food processing unit, bee keeping, cane and bamboo craft.
Hosur, March 23 (ANI): A self help group in Tamil Nadu has been training rural women in sari designing to make them self reliant.Under patronage of the Tamil Nadu government and the central government,a non government organization Hosur Development Foundation is running the self help group for the socio-economic development of women and their empowerment.A group of 140 women are working in this self-help group for making designs on the saris.
Summary: A self help group trains rural women in herbal farming and medicines in Uttarakhand state to make them self reliant.
Puri (Odisha), [India], Jan 5 ( ANI ): Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has announced zero percent interest loan for Self Help Groups (SHGs) under the Mission Shakti scheme of state government introduced for women's financial inclusion and development.
IANS Kolkata Days after West Bengal got the Geographical Indication (GI) for"Banglar Rasogolla", two self help groups in Nadia district collaborated to produce a gigantic version of the round syrupy dessert, which they claim to be the world's biggest.
Tamil Nadu, June 29 -- The Madras Aluminium Company Ltd (MALCO) a unit of Vedanta Group has arranged Loan Distribution Function for Women Self Help Groups in association with Kadayampatti Vattara Pengal Munnetra Nala Sangam (KVPMNS) on 29.06.2013 with help of NABARD Financial Services Limited.
He then analyzes the findings of field research consisting of interviews with 80 self help groups as to what their members saw as empowering before attempting to identify the factors that lead to strong empowerment outcomes, particularly as related to the question of NGO accountability to recipient groups.