Research Note: Micro Financial Institutions as Agents of Improvement of Women's Economic Position in North Western Cameroon

  • Lotsmart Fonjong University of Buea, Cameroon
Keywords: Cameroon, Microfinance, Economic development,


Cameroonian women are vital to the economic well being of their families and communities. This Research Note explores some of the barriers that face them in getting access to credit and also to the work of the Community Unit Trust in overcoming some of the problems. The study described in this Note demonstrates the connections between access to credit and improved education and health opportunities for women.