Micro finance for poverty reduction
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Micro finance for poverty reduction does it work? : a case of Rakai District. by Bern Katana

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Published by DENIVA in Kampala, Uganda .
Written in English



  • Rakai District (Uganda),
  • Uganda,
  • Rakai District.


  • Microfinance -- Uganda -- Rakai District.,
  • Poverty -- Uganda -- Rakai District.,
  • Rakai District (Uganda) -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesDENIVA study report September 2002, DENIVA study on micro finance for poverty eradication
ContributionsDevelopment Network of the Indigenous Voluntary Associations of Uganda.
LC ClassificationsHG178.33.U33 K38 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 44 p. ;
Number of Pages44
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3739386M
LC Control Number2003408903

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