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Poverty and sustainability issues of microfinance in China

LiLian Lau

Poverty and sustainability issues of microfinance in China

a case study in Fu"an, Fujian Province

by LiLian Lau

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Published by Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University in Lund .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Microfinance -- China -- Fu"an Shi (China),
  • Rural credit -- China -- Fu"an Shi (China)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLiLian Lau.
    SeriesWorking paper -- no 25
    ContributionsLunds universitet. Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG178.33.C6 L38 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination36 p. ;
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23692187M
    ISBN 109197572748
    ISBN 109789197572743
    LC Control Number2009447265

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Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" Format: Paperback. Poverty and Sustainability Issues of Microfinance in China: A Case Study in Fu’an, Fujian Province / LiLian Lau / ISBN This working paper is published by the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University.

The views expressed herein, however, are those of the author, and do not represent any official viewCited by: 3. The concern for China is that mainstream concepts of sustainability, especially in the achievement of financial sustainability, can misguide and discourage microfinance programs from achieving its main objective of poverty alleviation.

Get this from a library. Poverty and sustainability issues of microfinance in China: a case study in Fu'an, Fujian Province. [LiLian Lau; Lunds universitet. Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier.].

The study concludes that the current microfinance programmes in China even failed to target the very poor in the very poor areas of China, and have not contributed positively to poverty. the design of microfinance institutions and programmes for poverty alleviation. It implies a social intermediation and even a confidence building role for programmes.

Microfinance is presently promoted as an almost magic solution to poverty. The terms are often used interchangeably in the media. Many are hoping that microfinance can give a boost to rural China, which today faces enormous problems. Some 30 million “relatively” poor people survive on less than one dollar a day, and another 30 million people live in “absolute poverty”.

Parveen J. SUSTAINABILITY ISSUES OF INTEREST-FREE MICRO-FINANCE INSTITUTIONS IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT AND POVERTY ALLEVIATION.

has been rampant and presently this country is third in terms of number of poor following India and China (Awal, n.d)1.

The disparity between the rich and poor is also growing. recent book, Finance Against Poverty (London: Routledge, ). The find-ings of this book have sparked a lot of discussion among microfinance spe-cialists. The objective of this note is to bring these findings to a wider reader-ship. It is not a review of the book and should not be considered as such.

Professors Hulme and Mosley exam. Microfinance and Poverty Reduction. This book considers various types of microfinance schemes and compares the effectiveness of different approaches in aiding poverty reduction.

The provision of credit and other financial services has become increasingly seen as the answer to the problems facing poor s: 4. The microfinance revolution: sustainable finance for the poor (English) Abstract.

This book focuses on how the demand for microfinance can be met on a global scale. It documents the contributions of institutions and of people who have led the development of commercial finance for the poor, and it analyzes the principles on which the Cited by: 9.

This paper assesses the potential role of micro-finance for poverty alleviation and financial reform in China in light of China's micro-finance experience to date and ongoing changes in Poverty and sustainability issues of microfinance in China book economic, institutional, and policy environment.

China's micro-finance movement began in and has experienced mixed success. Book Description. More than one billion people still live below the poverty line – most of them in South Asia Poverty and sustainability issues of microfinance in China book Sub-Saharan Africa.

Financial inclusion is a major issue, as more than three-quarters of the numbers of poor and disadvantaged women and men do not have access to financial products and services, such as bank accounts, affordable and suitable loans, and. This book is fantastic as to come to a good understanding about: the state of affairs in poverty alleviation; the global paradigm and hegemonic industry surrounding all things related to poverty and it's 'eradication'; how the discourse about poverty is crafted, framed and ultimately sold as a marketable product; how microfinance isn't a total problem nor solution for issues of global by: or more than 30 years microfinance has been portrayed as a key policy and programme inter - vention for poverty reduction and ‘bottom-up’ local economic and social development.

Microfinance (more accurately microcredit, but in practice the terms are interchangeable) is the provi - sion of tiny loans to the poor to help them establish. Is sustainable local development a persuasive alternative to microfinance. Milford Bateman has made a cogent case for community-based financial institutions that prioritise sustainable local solutionsAuthor: Jonathan Glennie.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The SDGs, a set of 17 goals was adopted in Sept by the UN “to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all “.

The goals have specific targets to be achieved by Financial Inclusion for Poverty Alleviation: Issues and Case Studies for Sustainable Development.

China, and Indonesia. The book provides an overview of microfinance by addressing a range of. In microfinance today the split continues between those in the “poverty” camp and those in the “sustainability” camp.

A frank examination of the premises beneath each set of views can reduce the level of miscommunication. Perhaps the debate can gradually become a source of creative tension that helps drive the field forward.

This year marks 40 years of China's reform and opening-up. Over the four decades, China's growth and progress has been remarkable. InChina's economy was smaller than that of the Netherlands, now it is the world's second-largest.

Rural and urban per capita incomes have both risen more than hundredfold over this period. Indeed, over the last. Microfinance is not a panacea for poverty and related development challenges, but rather an important tool in the mission of poverty eradication.

Poverty is a multi. Poverty eradication is at the forefront of the development strategy of Africa. Interventions through the delivery of microfinance services are considered as one of the policy instruments to eradicate poverty.

However, for sustainable poverty alleviation, the. Microfinance is an important tool for sustainable social and economic progress, and a key strategy in ending poverty (“Declaration”, ) (Yunus,pp.

The goals of the movement were further refined when the Microcredit Summit Campaign. Book Review Microfinance and Poverty: Questioning the Conventional Wisdom, by Hege Gulli Hege Gulli’s work is a highly accessible guide for the layperson new to microfinance.

The book outlines key issues in the field, presents com-peting viewpoints equitably, and offers conclusions based on (often lim-ited) research. Book summary: Financial Inclusion for Poverty Alleviation – Issues and Case Studies for Sustainable Development Article, 21 February IIED's Essam Yassin Mohammed and Zenebe Bashaw Uraguchi, of the Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation, Switzerland co-edit the book 'Financial Inclusion for Poverty Alleviation: Issues and Case Studies for.

Microfinance is based on the idea that people can be lifted out of poverty through the help of microloans. It has become a key part of the global development strategy, as a bottom-up poverty alleviation tool.

But despite its wide popularity, various studies have shown that its effects have generally been far from beneficial to the : Ana Maria Tabacaru. There has been marked progress in reducing poverty over the past decades.

According to the most recent estimates, in10 per cent of the world’s population lived at or below $ a. Despite the hoopla over microfinance, it doesn’t cure poverty.

But stable jobs do. If societies are serious about helping the poorest of the poor, they should stop investing in microfinance and start supporting large, labor-intensive industries.

Poverty matters blog + Microfinance. but overlooks a key underlying issue Recent studies call into question microfinance's lavish claims of poverty reduction and female empowerment in. The microfinance industry has evolved from its earliest roots as a social movement to a multifaceted financial services industry for the poor.

The aim of this research is to add to the existing literature by exploring the poverty reduction approach and financial systems approach to microfinance and its implications on poor ruralAuthor: Cardin A.

Introduction: microfinance and poverty reduction joeRemenyi Micofinance in the Australian aid programme Kieran Donaghue and Stav Zotalis Financing microfinance for poverty reduction DavidS. Gibbons Relative system risks to the savings of poor people Graham A.N Wright and Leonard K MutesasiraFile Size: 1MB.

It is well known that finance is at the core of economic activities, and rural finance is an important force for agricultural development, rural economic growth, and farmer income growth, but how rural credit affects vulnerability to poverty of farm households is not yet known.

The study on the nexus between the credit channels and vulnerability to poverty can not only realize targeted poverty. Besides, a few concepts of microfinance and its products in Malaysia are also discussed in the chapter.

The chapter moves on by presenting the literature review of previous studies on the impact of microfinance on poverty reduction in Malaysia and other countries.

Chapter three is the methodology which describes the survey design and data. The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation, growth and consumption; assessment of poverty strategies and policies; the role of government, NGOs and other institutions in poverty reduction; rural-urban migration and poverty.

Microfinance, Poverty Alleviation and Sustainability: Towards a New Micro-Finance Model for Zimbabwe. Mago, Stephen // Journal of Economics & Behavioral Studies;Jul, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p The main aim of this paper is to propose the development of a new microfinance model that can approximate sustainability in Zimbabwe.

Microfinance initiatives -- which provide small, low-cost loans to the poor -- are seen by experts as a way to help alleviate poverty in one of the world's least-developed countries.

(Photo credit. The article therefore calls for a rethinking of the microfinance outreach campaign in Africa, and of the controversy between the adoption of a business or welfarist approach to microfinance, suggesting that social emancipation should be pursued in its own right rather than waiting for poverty reduction to occur first.”.

The collapse of state ownership, following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, launched a new era of self-employment and small businesses in need of financing services throughout the region. This research investigates whether the traditional microfinance lending paradigm that adopts a two-pronged mission of financial sustainability and poverty outreach Cited by: 2.

Much has been written about the achievements of socially orientated non-profit microfinance institutions. This valuable, academically rigorous but accessible book will help academics, policy makers, and business people consider what the next generation of more commercially orientated banks for the 'bottom billion' might look Edition: 1st Edition.

Poverty eradication is addressed in Chapter II of the Johannesburg Plan of Implementation (), which stressed that eradicating poverty is the greatest global challenge facing the world today and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development, particularly for developing countries.

Microfinance and Poverty Alleviation in South Africa This document is an independent product of Bay Research and Consultancy Services, and should not be interpreted as representing the official policy of any organisation or individual other than the author.

2 Summary 1.In the s micro-finance has captured the imagination of option leaders, government and donor agencies as a key strategy for poverty reduction. Supporters have argued that micro-finance institution (MFIs) can not only have a major impact in the fight against poverty but can do so on a sustainable basis (Paul and Conroy, ).Microfinance is known to be one of the best tools to combat poverty, and believed to have a positive effect on environmental awareness.

This book analyses the impacts of Islamic microfinance on both poverty alleviation and environmental awareness and the variation in its effects between different geographical conditions, as well as how it compares in these .