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Impact of Grameen Bank intervention on the rural power structure

Atiur Rahman

Impact of Grameen Bank intervention on the rural power structure

by Atiur Rahman

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Published by Agriculture and Rural Development Division, Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies in Dhaka .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAtiur Rahman.
SeriesWorking paper / Grameen Bank Evaluation Project ;, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 87/71264 (H)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationviii, 103 p.
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2513799M
LC Control Number87907724

The Grameen Bank in Bangladesh has become an international model for “microcredit” as a poverty alleviation strategy. The purpose of this paper is twofold: to evaluate the Grameen Bank as a strategy for empowering and improving the socioeconomic status of women in Bangladesh, and to identify lessons from the Grameen Bank experience that can inform development policy more generally. Many times a bank's agent will come to the rural area to offer basic banking services. Rural banking is not as prevalent in the U.S. as it is in rural areas of India, Africa and some other countries. The goals of Rural Banks are to provide banking services to the rural/village population of India.

based micro-credit and Grameen Bank Sixteen Decisions built in it in Bangladesh. The researcher had been working with him in the Grameen Bank and other Grameen sister organizations in Bangladesh for the last twenty five years, which helped the research to conduct this research. The multidimensional impact of Grameen Bank’s Sixteen Decisions. The microfinance system of Grameen Bank is a revolutionary tool to eradicate poverty of the rural people especially the women of Bangladesh. At present GB is the largest microfinance bank in Bangladesh and probably the biggest microcredit organization in the world. It provides loans to assetless and landless poor people whom no commercial bank give loan.

  Today Grameen Bank is owned by the rural poor whom it serves. Borrowers of the Bank own 90% of its shares, while the remaining 10% is owned by the government. Significance of the study Grameen Bank is a well established organization of Bangladesh. It is playing a vital role in the eradication of poverty from our country. The goal of this paper will be to evaluate the Grameen Bank’s financial and social successes and limitations. Chapter 1 explores the origins of the Grameen Bank and the structure of its credit delivery system. Chapter 2 examines the Grameen Bank’s financial successes, including its institutional, outreach and loan portfolio growth in recent.


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Impact of Grameen Bank intervention on the rural power structure by Atiur Rahman Download PDF EPUB FB2

One published paper finds that these noncredit interventions raise self-employment profits in rural Bangladesh by % while the combined impact of credit and noncredit interventions on self-employment profits is %.

The impact evaluation literature on micro-finance in Bangladesh also contains some cautionary notes. Grameen Bank of Bangladesh is known worldwide for its innovative credit delivery to the rural poor.

By incorporating group-based lending, mandatory savings and insurance, repayment rescheduling in. Grameen Bank originated inin the work of Professor Muhammad Yunus at University of Chittagong, who launched a research project to study how to design a credit delivery system to provide banking services to the rural poor.

In October the Grameen Bank was authorised by national legislation to operate as an independent r: Muhammad Yunus.

Credit for Rural Poor: Grameen Bank in Bangladesh, Research monograph, Bangladesh, Hossain, M. Bangladesh Institute of Development studies (). Impact of Grameen Bank Intervention on the Rural Power Structure, Research Report, Rahman, A.

Bapna, M.S. Regional Rural Banks in Rajasthan, Bombay, India: Himalaya Publishing House. GRAMEEN BANK. Introduction: Grameen Bank began as an experimental project in rural Chittagong in The project was initiated by Muhammad Yunus, a university professor at ChittagongUniversity in eastern Bangladesh to provide affordable credit to the poor as a means of combating poverty in rural Bangladesh.

Yunus had observed that the poorest. Before examining the main findings of impact analyses, we briefly outline the organizational structure of both Grameen Bank and BRAC.

Genesis, Organization, and Practice: An Overview: The roots of Grameen Bank and BRAC go back to the early s, when, after the independence of Bangladesh from Pakistan, a huge influx of refugees caused a severe.

concluded that rural banking has a positive impact on rural economies through boosting household incomes. Therefore researchers recommended that the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe should encourage more participation of social funds and social investors in the rural banking field in Zimbabwe based on the Grameen banking model.

Decision making at the Grameen Bank is very decentralized, yet it maintains a clearly hierarchical organization structure shown below.

This structure, defined in the early s, allows for a total of 2, members = (1 X 15 X 10 X 10 X 60 X 6 X 5).

2 BASIC OPERATIONAL FEATURES OF THE GRAMEEN BANK. Lending is mainly directed towards rural poor women (97% of membership are women) with a maximum landholding of half an acre of land because the average farm size in Bangladesh is acres ( figures) or non land owners. Only one member is allowed per household.

Haryana Krishi Gramin Bank in Haryana, Gour Gramin Bank in West Bengal, Jaipur-Nagpur Anchalik Gramin Bank, Rajasthan. In India rural people those are socially and economically backward classes they have been exploited in the name of credit facility by informal sector.

The rural credit market consists of both formal and informal financial. Empowering Rural Women: The Impact of Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. [SHEHABUDDIN, Rahnuma.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Empowering Rural Women: The Impact of Grameen Bank in : Rahnuma.

SHEHABUDDIN. Today Grameen Bank is owned by the rural poor whom it serves. Borrowers of the Bank own 90% of its shares, while the remaining 10% is owned by the government.” Current structure of Grameen Bank: Grameen Bank allowed to operate branches in urban areas.

Earlier they could open branches only in the rural areas. Government stake cut down from 25%. CreditAccess Grameen Limited was born out of the need for timely and affordable credit to India’s poor and low-income households. CreditAccess Grameen was visualized by Mrs.

Vinatha M. Reddy in Decemberinspired by the book ‘Give Us Credit’ by Alex Counts, President and CEO, Grameen Foundation USA. 3ie impact evaluations. 3ie-supported impact evaluations assess the difference a development intervention has made to social and economic outcomes.

3ie is committed to funding rigorous evaluations that include a theory -based design, and use the most appropriate mix of methods to capture outcomes and are useful in complex development al contexts.

09 Grameen Bank 1. Grameen Bank was unable to convince bank managers to lend money to the rural poor without collateral security. Structure of Grameen Bank Head Office Zonal Offices Area Offices Branches Centers Groups In Villages 1 ZO for 8 Area Offices 1 AO for 8 Branches 1 Branch for Centers 1 Center for Groups Each.

The origins of microcredit in its current practical incarnation can be linked to several organizations founded in Bangladesh, especially the Grameen Grameen Bank, which is generally considered the first modern microcredit institution, was founded in by Muhammad Yunus.

Yunus began the project in a small town called Jobra, using his own money to deliver small loans at low. However, Grameen bank, a leading microcredit organization, that provides micro loan to the poor women for self-employment, and the Nobel laureate od Yunus have become the subject to talk.

Grameen Bank’s activities and the way it assists eneormously to Bank. Second part highlights the structure of micro-credit, institutional framework and advancement of the microfinance - institution. Section three illustrates grameen loan system, bank services at rural areas [4]. It is well known that.

KEY WORDS: Regional Rural Banks, financial performance, credit expansion. REFERENCE: 1. B.K. Swain, “Banking services for the Poor- Emulating Bangladesh Grameen Bank Model” Professional Banker, Novpp. Sandip Ghose, “Technology Enabled Rural Banking”, The Journal of Indian. Just 30 years later, Grameen Bank has more than million borrowers (95 percent of whom are women), 1, branches, services in 41, villages and assets of more than $3 billion.

This paper explores Grameen Bank’s origins, structure, culture, performance and efforts to expand and broaden the microfinance agenda. The authors evaluate. 19Rehman, A. "Impact of Grameena Bank Intervention on the Rural Power Structure", Research monograph, Bangladesh institute of development studies, No, Bangladesh,pp 20Balishter, et.

al, “Performance of Regional Rural Banks” An evaluation of a Rural Bank .good faith which is the philosophy of Grameen Bank. And he has proved that loan recovery rate is over 99%. Grameen Shakti, „Gram‟ means village and „Shakti‟ means energy in Bangla language so it deals with rural energy.

Grameen Shakti (GS), a member of the Grameen family, started its journey in .Credit for Alleviation of Rural Poverty: the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh (Research Report (International Food Policy Research Institute)) [Mahabub Hossain] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Credit for Alleviation of Rural Poverty: the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh (Research Report (International Food Policy Research Institute))Author: Mahabub Hossain.