Microfinance and sustainable livelihood

A conceptual linkage of Microfinancing approaches towards sustainable livelihood

Abul Bashar Bhuiyan, Chamhuri Siwar, Abd. Ghafar Ismail, Md Aminul Islam

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Abstract

The aim of this study is to discuss about the conceptual explanation of microcredit and sustainable livelihood Moreover, this study also described about conceptual linkages of microcredit towards a sustainable livelihood framework. The study found that the providing accesses of microfinancing are potentially working in the way of ensuring sustainable livelihood of the poor women in the world. The study recommended that zakat based Islamic mode of financing and Qard-al-Hasan on the basis of spiritual values would be an alternative model for poverty alleviation and ensuring sustainable livelihood.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-333
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican Journal of Environmental Sciences
Volume8
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Microcredit and microfinance
  • Qard-al-hasan
  • Sustainable livelihood

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  • Pollution
  • Ecology

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