Microcredit programs analysis and support to their development

The program includes several research projects about the characteristics, the functioning and the impact of microcredit programs, especially in developing countries.

The researches and the studies aim at identifying the best practices and the opportunities to improve them.

Many papers have also been published on prestigious scientific reviews.

The program includes the support and the designing of new microcredit programs and the development of the existing ones with informing reports about the loans for internal evaluations and communication with stakeholders.

PROJECT LEADERS: Prof.ssa Lucia Dalla Pellegrina (scientific coordinator), Dott.ssa Angela De Michele, Ing. Giorgio Di Maio, Prof. Paolo Landoni, Ing. Arianna Molino


PROJECT TYPE: Research and innovation project

MAIN BENEFICIARIES: Poor populations that have no access to credit in developing countries

AREAS: Economics & Management

COUNTRIES: India, South africa, etc.

PARTNERSInstitute for Indian Mother and Child (IIMC) – Calcutta, India 

                     PRAYAS – Organization for sustainable development – Gandhinagar, India 

                     Small Enterprise Foundation (SEF) – Tzaneen, Sud Africa 

STATUS: Ongoing


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