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Women and development: the role of Cameroonian women in poverty alleviation.

Lumsi, Mirabel LU (2012) SIMT98 20121
Master of Science in Development Studies
Graduate School
Department of Sociology
Abstract
The Cameroonian women have many skills and talents which can enable them to make the economy of Cameroon better, but due to many political, social, economic barriers, they fail to use these skills and talents to the fullest.But thanks to microfinance organization they are able to move from darkness to
light.
From findings, the Cameroonian woman is very instrumental and important when it comes to
activities that promote the wellbeing of the country. Most of them are the main figure head in the
family irrespective of whether a man is present or not. Families can survive thanks to their efforts as
they are able to pay the fees of the children, afford food for the entire family and extended families.
These women are able to carry on with... (More)
The Cameroonian women have many skills and talents which can enable them to make the economy of Cameroon better, but due to many political, social, economic barriers, they fail to use these skills and talents to the fullest.But thanks to microfinance organization they are able to move from darkness to
light.
From findings, the Cameroonian woman is very instrumental and important when it comes to
activities that promote the wellbeing of the country. Most of them are the main figure head in the
family irrespective of whether a man is present or not. Families can survive thanks to their efforts as
they are able to pay the fees of the children, afford food for the entire family and extended families.
These women are able to carry on with these activities thank to the help of microcredit they get from
microfinance organisations. (Less)
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author
Lumsi, Mirabel LU
supervisor
organization
alternative title
Microfinance and their efforts to assist women fight poverty in Cameroon.
course
SIMT98 20121
year
type
H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
subject
keywords
Cameroonian Women, Poverty Alleviation, Development, Microfinance
language
English
additional info
I wish to thank all those who helped to make this project a success. Specail thanks to My supervisor and the entire Lund University staff. Not leaving out my family and friends.
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3045176
date added to LUP
2012-09-17 12:08:31
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@misc{3045176,
  abstract     = {The Cameroonian women have many skills and talents which can enable them to make the economy of Cameroon better, but due to many political, social, economic barriers, they fail to use these skills and talents to the fullest.But thanks to microfinance organization they are able to move from darkness to
light.
From findings, the Cameroonian woman is very instrumental and important when it comes to
activities that promote the wellbeing of the country. Most of them are the main figure head in the
family irrespective of whether a man is present or not. Families can survive thanks to their efforts as
they are able to pay the fees of the children, afford food for the entire family and extended families.
These women are able to carry on with these activities thank to the help of microcredit they get from
microfinance organisations.},
  author       = {Lumsi, Mirabel},
  keyword      = {Cameroonian Women,Poverty Alleviation,Development,Microfinance},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Women and development: the role of Cameroonian women in poverty alleviation.},
  year         = {2012},
}