ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Grameen Bank, Microcredit and Millennium Development Goals

Grameen Bank, Microcredit and Millennium Development Goals

This paper traces the evolution of the ideas and practice of microcredit as pioneered by the Grameen Bank. Over the years, microcredit programmes in Bangladesh have grown, providing a wide range of services to meet the economic and social needs of its citizens, mostly poor women. It comes up with suggestions regarding the emerging issues of financial self-reliance and institutional sustainability of microcredit programmes.

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