The objective of the research project “Development of a training model in the strengthening of microfinance in Uganda” has been the definition and the dissemination of a training model in the field of microfinance in Uganda. The project can be replicated on a national scale and would have the potential to improve the effectiveness of this sector in order to ultimately reduce financial exclusion.
The project achieved main results as follows:
- organization of a specialized course to improve professional capabilities of local experts working in the field of microfinance in Uganda;
- implementation of the sustainability to be achieved in terms of microfinance projects’ dissemination by helping the new operators to the introduction of new initiatives in remote areas;
- improvement of the mobility of trained human resources in order to develop develop a comparative approach to microfinance, in particular to the issue of microinsurance;
- creation of an internet portal, in both Italian and English, to open an interesting communicative window;
- improvement of the availability of relevant data in order to assess the progress and the impact of microfinance projects;
- sharing micro-entrepreneurial experiences that can create positive externalities to further expand productive activities;
- dissemination of best practices that will improve entrepreneurial skills, fostering greater impact on the socio-economic context.
The project results have been collected on three publications, whose contributions have been subjected to a scientific evaluation and approval of the scientific direction:
- The Socio-Economic Impact of Microfinance: the case of “Wekembe”
- The Uganda Microinsurance Contest
Roberto Pasca di Magliano, scientific director of the project, chairman of the section International Cooperation of the Fondazione Roma Sapienza; Marina De Angelis, Research fellow, Department of Statistical Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome (Italy); Laura Maria Ferri e Matteo Pedrini, ALTIS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano (Italy); A. Agume, M. Kibrai, J. Kimera, F. Idraku, M. Lugemwa, P. Nanyingi, M. Mukokoma, Edward Ssegawa, J. Ssebuwufu, E. Ssemwogerere, Ugandan Martyrs Univeristy; Kampala (Uganda).
Formato: 17 × 24 cm
Peso Kg: 0.288
ISBN cartaceo: 9788833655475
ISBN digitale: 9788868127237