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Credit accessibility to the rural poor in Uganda

John Matovu

Credit accessibility to the rural poor in Uganda

by John Matovu

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Published by EPRC in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural credit -- Uganda.,
    • Agricultural credit -- Uganda.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 16).

      StatementJohn Matovu and Okumu Luke.
      SeriesResearch series ;, no. 1, Research series (Makerere University. Economic Policy Research Centre) ;, no. 1.
      ContributionsOkumu, Luke.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG2051.U4 M7 1990z
      The Physical Object
      Pagination22 p. ;
      Number of Pages22
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL526962M
      LC Control Number98980962

      The study of poverty - situation, dynamics, and impact - has received much impetus in the last 10 years in Uganda. Evidence from the country’s Household Surveys and the recently concluded Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA) has yielded much needed policy-relevant information. Emerging evidence from the studies confirms an intrinsic and mutually reinforcing link between poverty and by: among the urban poor, increase in unplanned, illegal settlements, and other negative attributes (Government of Uganda, a: b; Mukiibi, ; Government of Uganda, ). Therefore, the study set to find out the effect of urbanisation on housing conditions of the poor in Kampala. METHODOLOGYFile Size: KB.

      The new microfinance handbook: a financial market system perspective / edited by Joanna Ledgerwood, with Julie Earne and Candace Nelson. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references ISBN (alk. paper) — ISBN 1. Microfinance. 2. Financial institutions. 3. Poor–Finance, Personal. I. Ledgerwood, Joanna. II. nature. Sound credit management is a prerequisite for a financial institution‟s stability and continuing profitability, while deteriorating credit quality is the most frequent cause of poor financial performance and condition. As with any financial institution, the biggest risk in File Size: KB.

      Annotated Bibliography: Poverty and Chronic Poverty in Uganda. Isaac Shinyekwa1 with Chris Taylor CPRC Annotated Bibliographies No 1 July Chronic Poverty Research Centre ISBN Number Isaac Shinyekwa is a Research Assistant employed on the Remote Rural Areas component of the Chronic Poverty Research Size: KB. small and medium enterprises (smes) in nigeria: problems and prospects by basil anthony ngwu onugu (fimc, fica) st. clements university small and medium entreprises (smes) in nigeria: problems and prospects by basil anthony ngwu onugu (fimc, fica) being a dissertation submitted to the st. clementsFile Size: KB.


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Credit accessibility to the rural poor in Uganda by John Matovu Download PDF EPUB FB2

Credit access in Uganda is very important to sustaining economic growth and helping to alleviate poverty in the country. The increase in financial services for poorer communities can have a huge impact on eliminating poverty in those areas, which will improve the economy of the whole country and help improve financial literacy among the citizens.

Issues explored are the extent to which the sweeping reforms impacted on the welfare of the rural poor; the extent to which credit programmes have economically empowered the rural poor; and further examines whether credit initiatives created economic sustainability for the beneficiaries.

: William Muhumuza. Understanding changing land access issues for the rural poor in Uganda issues for the rural poor in Uganda A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. Citation: Tumushabe, G and Tatwangire, A () Understanding changing land access issues.

Rural poverty refers to poverty in rural areas, including factors of rural society, rural economy, and political systems that give rise to the poverty found there. Rural poverty is often discussed in conjunction with spatial inequality, which in this context refers to the inequality between urban and rural areas.

Both rural poverty and spatial inequality are global phenomena, but like poverty. Poverty in Uganda is an important issue as an appreciable number of people in Uganda, specifically rural people are below the poverty line.

About 60% of the Ugandan people are poor and 30% are very poor. Women in Uganda are the poorest of the poor. The standard of living in Uganda is much lower than the rest of the world.

Livelihoods and Rural Povery Reduction in Uganda Article in World Development 31(6) February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads'. Factors Affecting the Performance of Small and Medium Enterprises in the Jua Kali Sector In Nakuru Town, Kenya credit (Saito and Villanueva, ).

Poor management and accounting practices have hampered the ability of smaller enterprises to raise finance. Information asymmetries associated with lending to small scale borrowers. Small Business Plans Online BUSINESS PLAN TEMPLATE For a start-up company 18/01/ (GMT).

The goal is to create a process by which the rural poor across the country – smallholder farmers in particular – can create digital records of savings and income. This would allow them to access more funding (even from formal microfinance institutions), and eventually become commercial farmers, earning $5, per year or more.

A Case Study of Rural Finance Self-Help Groups in Uganda and Their Impact on Poverty Alleviation and Development Rebecca Flynn Rebecca, "A Case Study of Rural Finance Self-Help Groups in Uganda and Their Impact on Poverty Alleviation and Access to Credit Poor people, who often do not have enough savings, often need loans to deal.

The odds of not seeking care due to distance decreased in rural areas but cost continued to be an important barrier to seeking health services for residents from poor, rural, and elderly headed households. Policy makers should consider targeting subsidies to the poor and rural by: The credit provided through soft loans or ­microfinance taken from Schdule Commercial Banks (SCBs) and other parastatal institutions would aggravate the problem of rural indebtedness of the poor Author: Mahabub Hossain.

The importance of rural credit services can be best understood by examining their potential contribution to the development of the agricultural sector. Agriculture forms a significant part of the lives of the rural households, who in the case of Uganda constitute about 85% of.

Uganda, like so many other African countries is poor for a variety of reasons, some self inflicted, others unavoidable. Politics Uganda’s political history is one of the most tumultuous even by the Africa standard. Officially, Uganda has had 8 pre.

Lives of the Rural Poor in Ghana, Malawi, and Uganda Village Savings and Loans Associations (VSLAs) are thought to play a critical role in bringing financial services to rural areas of developing countries, where access to formal financial services is typically very limited.

However, evidence on the impact of these groups has been sparse. Kampala - Uplift the Rural Poor, a Community Based Organisation based in South Western Uganda has received its UNDP Equator Prize for The Organisation was awarded for its work with communities living adjacent to a series of three protected areas of Bwindi Gorilla National Park, Mgahinga National Park and the Echuya Forest Reserve.

-Poor people, particularly poor women, are excellent borrowers, when provided with efficient, responsive loan services at commercial rates. -Microfinance institutions can provide microloans to poor people in an efficient and financially sustainable way, once the numbers of clients reaches reasonable scale – 10   The number of Ugandans living below the poverty line declined from percent in to percent in Here are the four leading causes of poverty in Uganda and their implications Infant and child mortality rates remain high, with deaths per 1, births.

Vision and Mission The Vision of PAD is Prosperity for all Ugandans i.e, every household in Uganda has the means to earn the minimum income that enables it to access basic human needs such as; Food, Shelter, Clothing, Health and Education while the Mission is, “To transform poor communities into self sustaining entities economically and.

rural services and the changes in the outcome (severity of poverty and poverty headcount). Two statistical methods – Factor analysis and Cluster analysis- were used to structure the data. Factor analysis was used to “combine” the rural services into one common factor (rural service – with varying degree of performance).

Uganda: WASH Initiative for the Rural Poor in 21 Districts in Uganda: End of Term Evaluation. Author: Narathius Asingwire, PhD.

Executive summary "With the aim to continuously improve transparency and use of evaluation, UNICEF Evaluation Office manages the "Global Evaluation Reports Oversight System".

Within this system, an external.• Poor governance • Ethnic and political conflict. These are the factors perpetually keep the chronically poor in their state •Some policies exist to curb some of the maintainers but implementation is very poor. •Alcohol in Uganda for example is largely unregulated and inUganda won one of the world’s mostFile Size: KB.rural poverty remained substantial (World Bank, ).

2 The African agriculture is believed to have an enormous potential for growth given the continent’s natural resource endowment (FAO, ).File Size: KB.