The Resource Access to microfinance and financial training for innovative urban sustainability : collective investments at the bottom of the pyramid segment in urban Kenya, Emmanuel Musau Mutisya

Access to microfinance and financial training for innovative urban sustainability : collective investments at the bottom of the pyramid segment in urban Kenya, Emmanuel Musau Mutisya

Label
Access to microfinance and financial training for innovative urban sustainability : collective investments at the bottom of the pyramid segment in urban Kenya
Title
Access to microfinance and financial training for innovative urban sustainability
Title remainder
collective investments at the bottom of the pyramid segment in urban Kenya
Statement of responsibility
Emmanuel Musau Mutisya
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Kenyan population is highly concentrated in urban centres, leading to increased social, economic and environmental strains, with a significant percentage of urban dwellers living in sprawling slums. Urban development is increasingly a major focus, especially in the fight against urban sustainability problems. There is little practical orientation in the academic literature for the growing gap between the rich and poor. Current literature is enormously concerned with resource use and environmental pressures, paying scant attention to the nexus between urban sustainability and empowerment of
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
332
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • photographs
Index
no index present
LC call number
HG178.33.K4
LC item number
.M885 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Access to microfinance and financial training for innovative urban sustainability : collective investments at the bottom of the pyramid segment in urban Kenya, Emmanuel Musau Mutisya
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Pictures; List of Abbreviations; Overview; 1. Introduction; Theoretical Background; Problem Statement; Research Objectives; Research Questions; Key Concepts; Thesis Disposition; 2. Literature Review; Rapid Urbanization and the Growth of Slums; Rapid urbanization in Kenya: Historical perspectives and current realities; Growth of slums and current approaches to slums Development; Government initiatives on urban development policy; Community participation for urban sustainability
  • Distribution and summary statisticsImpact of access to financial services; Impacts of financial training; Discussions of Impacts of Access to MF and Financial Training; Access to MF results; Access to financial training results; Summary; 5. Collective Investment Model For The Urban Bop Segment; The Collective Investment model: A Viable Alternative; Empirical Evidence from Kibera Slum; The Case of K-Rep Bank Water and Sanitation Project; CIM Financial Structure for Urban BOP; CIM for Integrated Sanitation in Slums; Multiple Benefits; Summary; 6. Conclusions and Implications; Conclusions
  • Microfinance for Sustainable Urban Development in KenyaOverview of microfinance in Kenya; Determinants and challenges of microfinance; The role of microfinance in urban development; Microfinance and training; Microfinance and doing business in Kenya; Microfinance and private-public collaboration on urban service delivery; Strategic policy impacts of microfinance and training; Summary; 3. A Description of Reality: The Case Of Kibera Slum; The City of Nairobi; Informal Settlements in Nairobi City; Dynamics of Informal Settlements -- the Case of Kibera Slum
  • Research ImplicationsImplications for business and policy; Implications for sustainability; Research limitations; Suggestions for further research; Cited References; Appendixes; Back cover
  • Sustainability Challenges in Kibera slumPlayers and Actors in Kibera slum; Public Services and Infrastructural Development in Kibera Slum; Microfinance Institutions, Projects and Programs in Kibera Slum; The Role of BOP Segment in Kibera Slum Development; Summary; 4. Statistical Analysis Of Microfinance In Kibera Slum; Methodology; Data; Focus groups for qualitative assessment; Administration of questionnaires; Monitoring and intervention; Empirical Analysis; Choice of impact evaluation method; The PSM-DD approach; Double Difference estimation; Research Findings
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ocn908059093
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (272 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789956792054
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
color illustrations, photographs
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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.b32155633
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)908059093
  • pebcs9956792055

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