In particular, the effects of microfinance participation on income, consumption, vulnerability to risks and shocks, health, social participation and empowerment of client households are studied explicitly. For most outcome variables the impact is significant and positive for the majority of MFIs.
However, in some cases there is no significant or even negative impact.
The purpose of this study is to determine the target groups and areas for interventions carried out by Pro Mi S.
The study provides a background to decide whether proposals submitted to Pro Mi S reach the target areas and the target group as defined by Pro Mi S.
It hence ensures that Pro Mi S reaches one aspect of its overall goal of reaching marginalised sections of the population through selected microfinance institutions as well as providers of training and advisory services.
This report provides the professional legal opinion of FJ & G de Saram , Attorneys-at-Law, regarding the practice of deposit taking by the various type of Microfinance Institutions in Sri Lanka.
The first British governor Frederick North prohibited private cinnamon plantations, thereby securing a monopoly on cinnamon plantations for the East India Company.
However, an economic slump in the 1830s in England and elsewhere in Europe affected the cinnamon plantations in Ceylon.
In 2017, Australia and Sri Lanka will mark the 70th Anniversary of formal diplomatic relations with a series of events celebrating our contemporary relationship.
Sri Lanka is the world's fourth-largest producer of tea.
In 1995, it was the world's leading exporter of tea (rather than producer), with 23% of the total world export, but it has since been surpassed by Kenya.
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