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Delivering Resources To People —In The Context Of Manipur—

On the April 10, 2009 issue of this newspaper, I had written an article titled ‘Hill Millionaires’. This article was written soon after my return from Ukhrul district where I had gone to plan for an Integrated Watershed Development Project (IWDP). I had described in this article how, by growing Kiwi... 

Microfinance Program In North-East India

A microfinance customer of Ujjivan Financial Services, a Bangalore-based Microfinance Institution. Image Credit: Microfinance Focus. Microfinance program, such as the SHG-BLP, has been extending credit to poor households using innovative delivery approach like group lending. In spite of being successful,... 

Women Empowerment And Entrepreneurship Through SHGs

During the Vedic and Mughal periods, women were exploited. However, during the medieval and post-second World War periods, women enjoyed greater freedom in the society and family. After independence, eminent women and other reformers in the society started massive campaigns for women’s emancipation... 

Two Macha Leima Staff Suspended

IMPHAL, Jan 5: Stating that two employees of Macha Leima namely LC Bethebi and Gunileima have been rusticated on account of misusing the fund of the organization and the loanees should not have any confusion over this issue, general secretary of Macha Leima T Demona has appealed to all the loanees for... 

‘Microfinance 2.0’: New Tools, New Goals And New Ways To Lift People Out Of Poverty

Some of the major misconceptions about microfinance — small loans of under $100 that enable Third World residents to become entrepreneurs — can be summed up by what happened roughly a decade ago, when the pioneering Grameen Bank decided to help female villagers in Bangladesh enter the mobile... 

The Challenges Of Micro-Finance In The North-East

The model adopted in India for disbursing micro-credit to the lower income groups through Self Help Groups (SHGs) will have to be suitably modified if the eight states of the north-east are to be included in financial services, says a recent study A study carried out by the Indian Institute of Bank Management...