September 4

Women Self-Help Groups in Punjab Struggle To Repay Loans

By Kulwinder Sandhu

Dreams of lakhs of rural women in Punjab, who developed entrepreneurship skills to start their own businesses, have been shattered amid the lockdown due to Covid pandemic. They have been pushed into a debt-trap, with hardly any scope in the near future to come out of the financial crisis.

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Source: The Tribune (link opens in a new window)

Coronavirus, Entrepreneurship
microfinance, women entrepreneurs