From Inclusion to Empowerment: The Implications of Microcredit

V. Vedavathi and Dr.T. Navaneetha

Microfinance in developing countries is playing a crucial role with regard to financial inclusion of poor, economic growth and poverty eradication. This paper focused on analyzing the demographic factors, various dimensions related to Women empowerment and the access of microcredit on women empowerment through a thorough study of selected self help group members.350 respondents were selected for the study by using convenience sampling method. A well defined structured questionnaire is used to collect the data and statistical tools like factor analysis, multiple regressions and correlation analysis were used to analyze the questionnaire. It is found that women empowerment is influenced by the help of microcredit. It is concluded that microcredit created strong impression in the minds of women and driven the growth of women by building confidence.

Volume 11 | 11-Special Issue

Pages: 370-377

DOI: 10.5373/JARDCS/V11SP11/20193044