Economic Programmes and Poverty Reduction: NGO Experiences from Tamil Nadu
AbstractThe impact of economic programmes of SHARE, an NGO from Tamil Nadu, on poverty reduction is analysed with the help of data from 84 hosueholds. The economic programmes contributed to savings and income increase, and enhanced the leadership qualities, awareness and knowledge. The member group is not significantly different from the comparison group in terms of control over income and decision-making. This suggests that the NGO economic programmes have limitation is bringing about non-economic benefits.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bangalore in its series Working Papers with number 76.
Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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Poverty Reduction; Economic Programmes; Non-governmental Organisation;
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