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Vol.6(8), pp. 132-139 , October 2014
ISSN: 2141-2189

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The impact of Plan Ghana’s microfinance scheme on poverty reduction among women in Lower Manya Krobo

John-Engelbert Seddoh
  • John-Engelbert Seddoh
  • Business School, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.
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 Received: 08 April 2014  Accepted: 08 July 2014  Published: 31 October 2014

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The main purpose of the study was to assess the impact of Plan Ghana’s Microfinance Scheme on the livelihoods of female beneficiaries in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality of the Eastern Region of Ghana. A descriptive survey design was adopted and 180 sample size was used. The study showed that the scheme had improved beneficiaries’ lives tremendously in areas of health, child education, personal development, and business sustainability. The study also recommended that Plan Ghana intensifies the training programme for its clients.


Key words: Lower Manya- Krobo, microfinance, Plan Ghana, poverty reduction.

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APA Seddoh, J. E. (2014). The impact of Plan Ghana’s microfinance scheme on poverty reduction among women in Lower Manya Krobo. Journal of African Studies and Development, 6(8), 132-139.
Chicago John-Engelbert Seddoh. "The impact of Plan Ghana’s microfinance scheme on poverty reduction among women in Lower Manya Krobo." Journal of African Studies and Development 6, no. 8 (2014): 132-139.
MLA John-Engelbert Seddoh. "The impact of Plan Ghana’s microfinance scheme on poverty reduction among women in Lower Manya Krobo." Journal of African Studies and Development 6.8 (2014): 132-139.

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