TITLE

USING MICROENTERPRISE INTERVENTIONS TO SUPPORT THE LIVELIHOODS OF FORCIBLY DISPLACED PEOPLE: THE IMPACT OF A MICROCREDIT PROGRAM IN IDP CAMPS IN LIRA, NORTHERN UGANDA

AUTHOR(S)
Jacobsen, Karen; Marshak, Anastasia; Ofori-Adjei, Akua; Kembabazi, Jane
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Refugee Survey Quarterly;Apr2006, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the Savings and Credit Scheme (USCS), a microfinance program to support the livelihood of refugees and internally displaced people in Lira, Northern Uganda. It states that the program has improved the household economic portfolio of the refugees in terms of strengthened activities and increased resources. It cites the growing demand for the program and the need to offer the program to more displaced people.
ACCESSION #
53297517

 

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