Analyzing the effectiveness of microcredit or microfinance to alleviate poverty has been the subject of many blogs, articles and academic research papers.
- Some have focused on microcredit only – while others have attempted to look at the effectiveness of microfinance more broadly (not only the provision of loans, but also savings and non financial services such as education, training, etc.).
- Some have focused on reducing poverty while others have focused on making it more “bearable”.
- Some have attempted to evaluate the impact of receiving a microfinance services while...