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Featured Resource: Islamic Microfinance

Friday, November 12, 2010

As Featured in the Islamic Finance Resources Blog

There are various efforts across the globe to develop Islamic microfinance, both in terms of the conceptual models as well as on its practical implementation.  Here we include a short list of papers and articles that delve into the subject, although the literature and institutions involved is ever expanding:

An Introduction to Islamic Microfinance

A Potential Model for Islamic Microfinance (3 parts)

Banking for the Poor: The Role of Islamic Banking in Microfinance Initiatives

Islamic Microfinance: A New Approach to Help Small Enterprises

Islamic Microfinance: An Emerging Market Niche

Islamic Microfinance Report - IDLO

Islamic Microfinance and Socially Responsible Investments

Islamic Microfinance in AustraliaRole of Microfinance in Poverty Alleviation

The Compatibility of Islamic Financial Services and Microfinance

The Contribution Of Islamic Microfinance Institution In Increasing Social Welfare In Indonesia

Value Through Diversity: Microfinance and Islamic Finance and Global Banking



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