Friday
September 4
2020

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)

Categories
Coronavirus, Entrepreneurship
Tags
coronavirus, debt, entrepreneurship, microfinance, women entrepreneurs