Access to mainstream microfinance services for persons with disabilities : lessons learned from Uganda

BWIRE, Flavia Nakabuye
MUKASA, George
MERSLAND, Roy
Publication Date 
2009

This article reports on a pilot project in Uganda which aims to enable persons with disabilities to have access to mainstream microfinance services. The project is described and lessons learned are highlighted, including the finding that all micro finance institutions (MFIs) report an increase in the number of clients with disabilities served. The article is useful for people interested in mainstreaming microfinance services for people with disabilities

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Disability Studies Quarterly
Serial Part:
Vol 29, No 1
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