CREB - Center for Research in Economics and Business

Impact assessment of start up loans to female run micro-enterprises

Project members:
Naved Hamid, Lahore School of Economics
Farah Said, Lahore School of Economics
Azam Chaudhry, Lahore School of Economics
Giovanna d'Adda,Politecnico di Milano
Mahreen Mahmud, University of Oxford

This study is an impact evaluation of a unique micro-loan product with a training component that is provided only to female borrowers to start-up their microenterprise. The research is a collaboration between the Lahore School of Economics and the Kashf Foundation, Pakistan. Baseline activities were funded by the Kashf Foundation and were concluded in August 2014. Endline activities are being funded by the International Growth Centre (IGC).

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