Microfinance helps low-income individuals and small businesses to get loans or financing since banks are highly unlikely to serve this segment due to the perceived high risk. However, it is considered a feasible solution to reduce poverty as it helps people from the low-income tier to improve their condition.

Islam promotes poverty alleviation but the lack of Shariah-compliant funds available makes it difficult for small business owners to grow. In this webinar, we will see how Islamic Microfinance can help to solve this issue.

Highlights include:

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How does Islamic Microfinance work?

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Challenges for Islamic Microfinance

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Future of Islamic Microfinance

Speaker:

Islamic Micro finance Dr Mohammed Obaidullah

Dr Mohammed Obaidullah

Dr Mohammed Obaidullah is a Lead Research Economist, acting as the Division Manager, Islamic Economics and Finance Research Division at IRTI, a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Group at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His areas of interest include Islamic finance, development finance, social finance and digital finance.

Microfinance helps low-income individuals and small businesses to get loans or financing since banks are highly unlikely to serve this segment due to the perceived high risk. However, it is considered a feasible solution to reduce poverty as it helps people from the low-income tier to improve their condition.

Islam promotes poverty alleviation but the lack of Shariah-compliant funds available makes it difficult for small business owners to grow. In this webinar, we will see how Islamic Microfinance can help to solve this issue.

Highlights include:

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How does Islamic Microfinance work?
null
Challenges for Islamic Microfinance
null
Future of Islamic Microfinance

Speaker:

Islamic Micro finance Dr Mohammed Obaidullah

Dr Mohammed Obaidullah

Dr Mohammed Obaidullah is a Lead Research Economist, acting as the Division Manager, Islamic Economics and Finance Research Division at IRTI, a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB)

Group at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His areas of interest include Islamic finance, development finance, social finance and digital finance.

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