11.10.2010 - Shariah-compliant microfinance making inroads in Indian state of Kerala
From Arabnews.com: Shariah-complaint microfinance cooperatives are making inroads in rural Kerala much to the relief of the poor and needy and the most interesting feature of it is that the bad debt is almost nil, according to a paper presented at the International Conference on Islamic Finance: Products, Institutions and Regulators that concluded here recently. According to Mohammed Palath, a researcher in economics at the Kannur University in northern Kerala who made a presentation on the role of these collectives called nidhis have proved the best tool for poverty alleviation and financial inclusion...........................................Full Article: Source
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