Small Solutions: Poverty Alleviation Through Islamic Microfinance

  • Abul HassanEmail author
  • Sabur Mollah


The main aim of this chapter is twofold: firstly, to check the relationship between Islamic microfinance and the socio-economic welfare of women, and secondly, to explore the perspective in which Islamic microfinance packages function and the system of their performance can be enhanced. The main results show that growth in women’s revenue and resources played an important role in improving women’s financial freedom and sense of self-possession.


Entrepreneurship Microfinance Grameen bank Islamic bank Poverty Health care Family 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.King Fahd University of Petroleum and MineralsDhahranSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Accounting and FinanceSwansea UniversitySwanseaUK

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