The program includes several research projects about the characteristics, the functioning and the impact of microcredit programs, especially in developing countries.
The researches and the studies aim at identifying the best practices and the opportunities to improve them.
Many papers have also been published on prestigious scientific reviews.
The program includes the support and the designing of new microcredit programs and the development of the existing ones with informing reports about the loans for internal evaluations and communication with stakeholders.
PROJECT LEADERS: Prof.ssa Lucia Dalla Pellegrina (scientific coordinator)
Dott.ssa Angela De Michele
Ing. Giorgio Di Maio
Prof. Paolo Landoni
Ing. Arianna Molino
SIT COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP: SITMilano
PROJECT TYPE: Research and innovation project
MAIN BENEFICIARIES: Poor populations that have no access to credit in developing countries
AREAS: Economics & Management
COUNTRIES: India, South africa, etc.
PARTNERS: Institute for Indian Mother and Child (IIMC) - Calcutta, India
PRAYAS – Organization for sustainable development – Gandhinagar, India
Small Enterprise Foundation (SEF) – Tzaneen, Sud Africa