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

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Reinstating the Self-help Group Perspective in Microfinance

Sayantan Bera's article (EPW, 9 August 2008) on microfinance attempts to conflate the activities of self-help groups and their federations, the Grameen Bank replicators and commercial microfinance institutions, leading to the belief that in empowering the poor the positive attributes of one are shared by the others.

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