An Analysis of Before and After Socio-Economic Impact of Microfinance Institution on Gender: A case Study of Sindh

Authors

  • Ghazala Umer Baghal Assistant Professor , Sindh Development Studies Centre, University of Sindh, Jamshoro Author
  • Urooj Talpur Associate Professor, Department of Economics, University of Sindh, Jamshoro Author
  • Shabana Tunio Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology , University of Sindh, Jamshoro Author

Keywords:

Empowerment, Microcredit, Gender equality, Decision power

Abstract

This research study aims at analysing the situation of rural community before and after getting credit along with examine the level of change happening on women empowerment and their role performed in society due to credit. For this study 50 sample from the Bhitshah district was selected from this district two villages namely Village Karam Khan Nizamani and Village Ghulam Mohammad Laghari were purposively randomly selected. The qualitative and quantitative data was collected through formal close ended questionnaire from Bhitshah district to know the before and after impact of microfinance loaning at community level. Focused group discussion and informant interviews in the area were also conducted .The data was analyzed through SPSS.it was concluded from the results that due to microcredit loan most of the female become empower , having decision power as well as get respect in society besides that their income would be increase after taking loan.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10115358

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2023-03-31

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An Analysis of Before and After Socio-Economic Impact of Microfinance Institution on Gender: A case Study of Sindh. (2023). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 4(1), 1-12. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/49

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