From Micro-finance to the Building of Local Institutions: The Evolution of Micro-credit Programme of the OPP's Orangi Charitable Trust, Karachi, Pakistan

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The Orangi Pilot Project (OPP) was established, by Akhtar Hameed Khan the renowned Pakistani social scientist, in the informal settlement of Orangi, Karachi, in 1980. The objective of the Project was to build models of participatory development that could overcome the problems faced by conventional development programmes in dealing with informal settlements and poverty related issues. Among other things the Project worked at establishing producer and consumer cooperatives. These attempts slowly evolved into a micro-credit ...

From Micro-finance to the Building of Local Institutions: The Evolution of Micro-credit Programme of the OPP's Orangi Charitable Trust, Karachi, Pakistan 2012, OUP Pakistan

ISBN-13: 9780199065097

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