Case Studies on a Few Women Microentrepreneurs

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Case Code : LDEN050 For delivery in electronic format: Rs. 200;
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Case Length : 6 Pages
Period : 2006 - 2007
Pub Date : 2007
Teaching Note : Not Available
Organization : Not Applicable
Industry : Not Applicable
Countries : India


This case comprises of 11 small case studies on various women microentrepreneurs who hailed from the low-income group of society.

These women had started their own small business ventures with the support of Maxwealth, a microfinance institution (MFI) based in Hyderabad.

These case studies briefly discuss the initial challenges faced by these women and how their lives have changed as a result of their business. Students can also discuss the issue of support from family and the MFI as factors in the success of these women entrepreneurs.


  Understand the importance of microfinance in the development of women entrepreneurs

  Understand the key challenges faced by women microentrepreneurs in a developing country like India 


  Page No.
Susheelamma 1
Anjum 1
Shehnaz 2
Veeramani 3
Habebah 3
Bhoolakshmi 4
Uma_Rani 4
Uma 4
Archana 5
Swaroopa 5
Kalpana 6


Microentrepreneurship, Women Entrepreneur, India, Developing country, Family Support, Microfinance Institution, Business venture, Capital, Loan

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