The purpose of this paper is primarily to evaluate the methods developed by two projects, R7830 and R7839 at Patna (Bihar) and Maharajganj (Uttar Pradesh) to work at the community level. The paper examines the potential of the models for SHG formation and rural microfinance, developed by the project to free microfinance from subsidies and support from governments, donors and NGOs, while directly empowering and mainstreaming the poor.
Sulaiman, R. An evaluation of the self help group process and project approach of R7830 and R7839. (2004) 26 pp.
An evaluation of the self help group process and project approach of R7830 and R7839.