The Impact Of Microfinance Institutions On The Economic Empowerment Of Women A Case Study Ofwajir County, Kel'fya

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This study was conducted in Wajir County to examine the impact of microfmance institutions on women empowerment. The objectives of the study were to examine the impact of microfmance on women's incomes, to find out other economic benefits of microfinance to women and to identify the challenges hindering microfinance as a tool of women empowennent. A review of relevant literature was done and compared with the study findings. The study was descriptive and cross-sectional in design and the researcher employed qualitative and quantitative approaches for data analysis. The study noted that micro finance improves women's income levels. It also noted a number of benefits which women benefit from participation in microfinance programmes which are improved confidence to claim for political and legal rights, increased decision making power, reduced domestic violence and workload, more participation in politics, and increased asset ownership rights among others. However, the study revealed that although microfinance has been successful in empowering women; it is still hindered by many hindran

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APA

MAALIM, A (2021). The Impact Of Microfinance Institutions On The Economic Empowerment Of Women A Case Study Ofwajir County, Kel'fya. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-microfinance-institutions-on-the-economic-empowerment-of-women-a-case-study-ofwajir-county-kel-fya

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MAALIM, ABDULLAHI "The Impact Of Microfinance Institutions On The Economic Empowerment Of Women A Case Study Ofwajir County, Kel'fya" Afribary. Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-microfinance-institutions-on-the-economic-empowerment-of-women-a-case-study-ofwajir-county-kel-fya. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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MAALIM, ABDULLAHI . "The Impact Of Microfinance Institutions On The Economic Empowerment Of Women A Case Study Ofwajir County, Kel'fya". Afribary, Afribary, 11 Jun. 2021. Web. 19 Oct. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-microfinance-institutions-on-the-economic-empowerment-of-women-a-case-study-ofwajir-county-kel-fya >.

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MAALIM, ABDULLAHI . "The Impact Of Microfinance Institutions On The Economic Empowerment Of Women A Case Study Ofwajir County, Kel'fya" Afribary (2021). Accessed October 19, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/the-impact-of-microfinance-institutions-on-the-economic-empowerment-of-women-a-case-study-ofwajir-county-kel-fya