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Trust and Capabilities: Experiences from Rwanda’s Informal Financial Institutions


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Title: Trust and Capabilities: Experiences from Rwanda’s Informal Financial Institutions
Authors: Janvière, Ntamazeze
E-mail: janv020@gmail.com
janviere.ntamazeze@globalstudies.gu.se
Issue Date: 10-Dec-2015
University: Göteborgs universitet. Samhällsvetenskapliga fakulteten
University of Gothenburg. Faculty of Social Sciences
Institution: School of Global Studies, Peace and Development Research ; Institutionen för globala studier, freds- och utvecklingsforskning
Date of Defence: 2016-01-15
Disputation: kl. 13.15, Sal326, Annedalsseminariet, Campus Linne, Seminariegatan1A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: informal financial institutions, trust, Capabilities, Rosca, Ascra, Ibimina, Livelihood, Rwanda
Abstract: This thesis examines the role of informal financial institutions in the construction of trust between Rwandans as well as their influence on their livelihood. For many years Rwandans have suffered from ethnic conflict and poverty. Informal financial institutions require trust between members to function, and this thesis will particularly examine local savings and credit associations, which are known individually as Ikimina and collectively as Ibimina. While scholars have mentioned the role of in... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9666-9(PdF)
978-91-628-9667-6(Print)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/41045
Appears in Collections:Doctoral Theses from University of Gothenburg / Doktorsavhandlingar från Göteborgs universitet
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