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Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda


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Title: Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda
Other Titles: Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda
Authors: Byström, Matilda
Follin, Karl
Issue Date: 10-Oct-2017
Degree: Student essay
Series/Report no.: 201710:101
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Abstract: Microfinance has considered to be the key to end world poverty by serving the poor and vulnerable. In Uganda, the microfinance market has been on a steady rise since 1980; a time when HIV prevalence peaked. When voices are questioning whether microfinances work as efficiently as supposed, organizations in Uganda claims that HIV positive people might be excluded in various ways from financial services. This paper aims to investigate if people living with HIV are being excluded from the microfinan... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/53994
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