Creating Value Beyond Microfinance Through Entrepreneurship Development in Kenya
AbstractThis article looks at current microfinance practices in Kenya and some of the inherent challenges that hinder human development of microfinance clients beyond accessing financial services. As microfinance providers and supporters continue to promote the importance of improving access to financial services amongst micro and small business owners, they will need to augment their microfinance services with basic entrepreneurial training.
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Date of creation: 02 Aug 2010
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Entrepreneurship; Development; Microfinance; Microenterprise; Kenya;
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