Poverty alleviation

Microsavings mobilization innovations and poverty alleviation in Nigeria

Babajide Abiola A.
Savings and Development Vol. 40(2016), No. 1, pp. 1-28

Innovation in microfinance is given as any change in banking technology which resulted in improved viability and/or outreach of the microfinance institution. This paper examined the influence of innovative savings products in the Nigerian banking [...]

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Easing poverty through thrift

Adams. Dale W.
Savings and Development Vol. 33(2009), No. 1, pp. 73-85

In times past thrift was encouraged while debt was condemned. But more recently the notion of debt has replaced thrift as the way to ease poverty. A few recent examples demonstrate that poor people can and will save if given proper opportunities and [...]

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