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Grameen micro-credit to Grameen Kalyan Health Program for the poor, reasons for optimism

R. Amin

Grameen micro-credit to Grameen Kalyan Health Program for the poor, reasons for optimism

by R. Amin

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Published by Academic Press and Publishers Library in Dhaka .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grameen Micro-credit Program (Bangladesh),
  • Grameen Kalyan Health Program (Bangladesh),
  • Microfinance -- Government policy -- Bangladesh.,
  • Rural credit -- Government policy -- Bangladesh.,
  • Rural health services -- Government policy -- Bangladesh.,
  • Rural women -- Health and hygiene -- Government policy -- Bangladesh.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ruhul Amin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHG178.33.B3 A65 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16500315M
    ISBN 109840802208
    LC Control Number2007340558
    OCLC/WorldCa176864971

    In contrast the Grameen Bank (GB) micro financing program and Grameen Chek, a sister organization of Grameen Bank, involves in manufacturing handloom garments, continued for more than three decades. They are successful in sustainably addressing poverty, T 11 Global Journal of Management and Business Research Volume XIV Issue II Version I Y () Author: Kazi Abdur Rouf.   Grameen Bank, Microcredit and Social Businesses. Neoliberalism functions at the grassroots level through the microcredit operations of NGOs in Bangladesh such as Grameen Bank. The so called success of NGOs in loan recovery makes it lucrative for multinational and financial services corporations to invest in the poor, and local NGOs as well as the Bangladeshi government in turn Cited by: 2.

    The origin of Grameen Bank can be traced back to when Professor Muhammad Yunus, Head of the Rural Economics Program at the University of Chittagong, launched an action research project to examine the possibility of designing a credit delivery system to provide banking services targeted at the rural poor. The Grameen Bank Project (Grameen means “rural” or “village” in Bangla. Microcredit and Social Capital. Part of what makes microcredit so successful is its implicit and explicit embodiment of social capital. For example, James Coleman (S) discusses rotating credit groups as social Coleman, social capital operates at an individual level and involves three shared components: expectation, obligation and by: 1.

    Md. Nazmul Haque () conducted the study on Jagoroni Chacra Foundation (a leading micro-credit providing agency) to explore the conditions of rural poor often having micro-credit. The data presented in the articles shows how the micro-credit is effective to the rural poor to improve their income and other social-economic conditions. To address the issue Grameen Trust launched an action research pro great Rural Health Program (RHP) in Based on the positive results, Grameen Kalyan took responsibility to provide quality primary health care services to GB members as well as non-member as preventive and promotional health services with special emphasis on family planning.


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Grameen micro-credit to Grameen Kalyan Health Program for the poor, reasons for optimism by R. Amin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Grameen Micro-Credit to Grameen Kalyan Health Program for the Poor: Reasons for Optimism by Ruhul Amin Published by Academic Press and Publishers Library. CONTENTS Acknowledgement vii Foreword viii Preface ix Chapter One Overview of the Book 1.

The report shows prices for Grameen Bank’s four loan products. Their main loan product, the general loan, has an APR of %. The other three loan products are priced at 8% and below. Government of Bangladesh has fixed interest rate for government-run microcredit programmes at 11 per cent at flat rate/5(10).

Meet Lihaba, her husband Shipmau, and their Grameen Community Agent in Bhandara, Harsha Tai. Harsha Tai is a Grameen Mittra. In Hindi, Grameen means “Village” and Mittra means “Friend.” It is a perfect expression for the way Harsha is transforming her village as a result of the door-to-door digital financial services she now offers her clients.

Grameen has discovered Micro-Credit (based on their tried and tested program) is a very effective instrument to empower the poor, particularly the poor women, in all cultures and economies of the world.

It is cost-effective, sustainable and works in a business-way. The Grameen Bank organizes basic training programs from for replicators of the Grameen model in different countries to impart training on the credit delivery-recovery mechanism of Grameen.

The basic training program includes rules, accounting, and monitoring systems of Grameen Bank. Definitions deffer, of course, from country to country. Some of the defining criteria used include- size – loans are micro, or very small in size target users – microenterpreneurs and low-income households utilization – the use of funds – for income generation, and enterprise development, but also for community use (health/education) etc.

terms and conditions – most terms and 5/5(24). Grameen Bank Credit Delivary means taking credit to the very poor in their villages by means of the essential elements of the Grameen credit delivery system.

Grameen Bank credit delivery system has the following features: There is an exclusive focus on the poorest of the poor.

Exclusivity is ensured by. Grameen Bank (Bengali: গ্রামীণ বাংক) is a microfinance organisation and community development bank founded in makes small loans (known as microcredit or "grameencredit") to the impoverished without requiring collateral.

Grameen Bank originated inin the work of Professor Muhammad Yunus at University of Chittagong, who launched a research project Founder: Muhammad Yunus.

[3]. So, micro-credit is an extension of extremely tiny loan given to the rural poor villagers to assist them to be identical human beings, so that they can operate small-scale business and can shelter, afford food, education as well as treatment to their families.

A Grameen Bank Concept: Micro-credit and Poverty Alleviation Program in Bangladesh. Grameen bank - bank for the poor, who have small business. Grameen founder is Nobel Laureate Professor Muhammad Yunus. The Grameen Bank Model of Micro-Credit. Grameen Bank (GB) has reversed conventional banking practice by re-moving the need for collateral and created a banking system based on mutual trust, accountability, participation, and creativity.

GB provides credit to the poorest of the poor in rural Bangladesh, without any collateral. At GB,Author: Lamia Karim. Analysis of Grameen Bank: A Project of Micro-credit System for Poor Micro-credit has since proven to be an effective tool for alleviating poverty and, in addition to creating wealth, generating positive externalities, such as better education and improved health.

The purpose of this paper is to explore the ability of a micro credit institution, the Grameen Bank, to use loans to improve the well being of poor women in Bangladesh. Drawing on articles and case studies of Grameen as well as the typically available employment opportunities for women in Bangladesh I will compare micro credit and labor force Author: Elizabeth Rudd.

Of the numerous micro-credit programmes in Bangladesh Grameen Bank and BRAC are undoubtedly the best known and the biggest. In Bangladesh 16 million people are clients of a micro-credit institution. More than 2,3 million are involved in the programme of Grameen Bank and more than 2,7 million in the programme of BRAC (CDF, ).

The Grameen Bank system has a proven track-record in helping the poor become self-reliant, active, and empowered members of society. As a result, it has become a model for microfinance initiatives worldwide. The Grameen Foundation: The Grameen Foundation supports microfinance programs that embody the vision and values ofFile Size: 93KB.

The origin of Grameen Bank can be traced back to when Professor Muhammad Yunus, Head of the Rural Economics Program at the University of Chittagong, launched an action research project to examine the possibility of designing a credit delivery system to provide banking services targeted at.

Grameen micro-credit to Grameen Kalyan Health Program for the poor, reasons for optimism Amin, Ruhul, () More. Micro-credit program emerges as a new concept attributed for the development of women entrepreneurships in a developing country like Bangladesh.

Grameen Bank established in has introduced micro-credit program for the development of rural poor women entrepreneurs. Since Grameen Bank’s inception inhe founded 25 companies, all of which aim at improving the living situation of the poor.

Inhe and Grameen Bank received the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to create economic and social development from below/5(8). Grameen Bank – a bank for the poor From Wikipedia. The Grameen Bank (Bengali: গ্রামীণ বাংক) is a microfinance organization and community development bank started in Bangladesh that makes small loans (known as microcredit or "grameencredit") to the impoverished without requiring collateral.

Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus pioneered the concept of “ micro-credit ” — minuscule loans to the very poor. The bank currently lends more than $ million a year with a repayment rate of better than 97 percent (although critics have reported that some borrowers merely take out additional loans to meet their repayment schedules).Muhammad Yunus and the Grameen Bank that he created in were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in The Grameen Bank™s main activity consists on granting loans to poor people in Bangladesh.

Leaving aside the social implications of this activity, the most striking feature of.increasing amounts of attention in Australia is the Grameen Bank micro-credit model.

The Grameen Bank defines micro-credit as the extension of small loans to entrepreneurs too poor to qualify for commercial lending. Accordingly, micro-credit programs extend small loans to poor people for income generating self-employment by: