Linking self-help groups and banks in developing countries
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Published by Asian and Pacific Regional Agricultural Credit Association(APRACA), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit(GTZ) in Bangkok, Eschborn .
Written in English


  • Small business -- Finance.,
  • Rural development -- Developing countries.,
  • Commercial loans -- Developing countries.,
  • Self-help groups -- Developing countries.,
  • Banks and banking -- Developing countries.

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Includes bibliographical references.

StatementErhard Kropp...[et al.].
ContributionsKropp, Erhard.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii,155p. ;
Number of Pages155
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15297497M
ISBN 103880854181

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Self-Help Groups, Savings and Social Capital: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Cambodia Radu Ban,1 Michael J. Gilligan2 and Matthias Rieger3 Keywords: social capital, poverty, savings, self-help groups, field experiments, Cambodia JEL Classification Codes: O1, I38, J16, Q1,D7, C93 1 Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation 2 Corresponding Author: Department of Politics, New York University, Self Help Group is a unique innovation of credit delivery technique and has produced positive impacts on two vital areas of national development, alleviation of poverty and women’s empowerment.   Linking Banks and (Financial) Self Help Groups in India - An Assessment Seminar on SHG-bank Linkage Programme at New Delhi, NABARD, November , Cited by: This paper studies how self-help groups—village-based organizations designed to encourage savings, household production and social cohesion among the poor—can promote economic and social capital. The paper uses survey data and a wide array of social capital measures to assess the impact of a pilot program that was randomly rolled out in.

Self Help Groups (SHGs) have turned out to be the familiar means of development process converging all development programmes. SHG-Bank Linkage Programme is considered as the largest microfinance programme in the world in terms of its outreach and hence many other countries are eager to . SHG bank linkage is one of the finest innovations in the world to reach the unreached and to bank with the “so called” un-bankable sections and regions. However, this wonderful program has been facing a few critical challenges such as policy. Copy link Link copied. Read full-text Studies have shown that rural women help in producing upto 80 per cent of food in developing countries, yet they are entitled to only a fraction of farm. approaching the self help groups. Objectives of the Study: The study entitled "Problems of Self Help Groups members in Valparai (Hill Station)" has the following objectives 1. To identify the common problem faced by the members of women self help groups. 2. To find out the main obstacles that affect members to run self help group.

SHGs are groups of people formed by some Self-help promoting institutions i.e. banks NGOs, Government. These groups are involved in mobilizing savings and then utilizing the collected saving amount for disbursing loan to the needy. They work on their own for a period of six months after which SHGs are linked to banks. Sambat, S.S. (): “Self Help Groups in Thailand”, RURAL FINANCE 1(2), Kropp, E () “Linking Self Help Groups and Banks in Developing Countries, Asia Pacific Regional Agricultural Credit Association, Bangkok. Ramanathan, M. (): “Linking Banks and SHGs – Srilankan Experience” – RURAL FINANCE, October, , PP It helps in poverty alleviation and women empowerment. Self-help groups (SHGs) movement has triggered off a silent revolution in the rural credit delivery system in India. SHG Bank Linkage Programme. The Self-Help Group Bank Linkage Programme (SHBL) which started as a pilot programme in has developed at a very fast rate with time. Self help groups: Evidence from India Since credit constraints affect the lives of millions of individuals in developing countries, mi- default rate for bank loans is very low. Some groups also charges their members an additional interest rate over and above the interest rate charged by the bank. The income that is generated.