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Title: The role of association of production entrepreneurs in development as a micro financial institution in reducing poverty: Tamale metropolis and Tolong-Kumbungu District in northern Region as a case study.
Authors: Yirisa, Moses
Issue Date: 22-Jun-2012
Abstract: In this research, the role of microfinance in reducing poverty in Tamale metropolis and Tolong-Kumbungu district, it was found that microfinance is a tool that can be relied in reducing poverty among the poverty endemic areas such as the three northern regions. One hundred respondents were interviewed from two districts in northern region. Forty respondents were under microfinance program and sixty were not. The study revealed that those who were under microfinance program had improvement in their income levels and improvement in standard of living as compared to the non-clients whose income levels are very low and standard of living also very low. From the study it can be concluded that microfinance plays an active role in reducing poverty.
Description: A Thesis submitted to Department of Mathematics, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the degree of Master of Science, June-2012
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4575
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