Microcredit And Poverty Alleviation: Strategy For Women’s’ Economic Empowerment In Hududullah Microcredit Company Limited, Birnin Kebbi


Considerable concern has emerged on micro credit and poverty alleviation programmes; little has been explored with respect to microcredit and women empowerment. This paper examines the strategy for women’s empowerment by Hududullah Microcredit Company in Birnin Kebbi, with the view to ascertain the level of poverty reduction on women that are participating in the programme. A sample of 100 women were randomly were selected from a population of 500 women. Primary data was collected using interview method in other to avoid dialect and illiteracy problems. Collected data was analysed using frequencies and percentages on a tabular form. The findings reveal among others that loan was accessible to the women productively utilized by them and raised their level of economic self employment and reliance. Also repayments were successful

Keywords: Microcredit, Poverty Alleviation, Repayments And Credit Facility, Women Empowerment

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