"Across different country contexts, corruption has been a cause and consequence of poverty. Yet donors and governments still treat poverty and corruption as separate - rather than integral - components of the same strategy, which has undermined the fight against both these obstacles to development"
This note presents general microfinance information and explores issues surrounding the debate about whether or not microfinance actually reaches the poorest at the bottom of the socioeconomic scale. Links between safety net programmes and microfinance programmes are highlighted through case studies. This note is useful for people interested in microfinance issues in developing countries
This note provides information about microfinance and examines when it is most effective, compared to other complementary and alternative interventions. Specifically, microcredit is discussed as an intervention to generate income, employment and alleviate poverty. This note would be useful for people interested in microfinance
Information sheet about the effects of polio for polio survivors, families and friends of polio sufferers, and health professionals
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