UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Simon Sikulu

Simon Sikulu

Simon SikuluMajor: Economics

Anticipated Graduation Date: December, 2013

Research Supervisor & Faculty Mentor: Dr. Pascal Nagoboka, Economics, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Research Location: University of Wisconsin-River Falls, Summer 2013

Research Topic: Micro-finance in Poverty Reduction and Economic Development

Abstract: The purpose of this research is to determine whether Micro finance has impact for poverty alleviation and economic development in Uganda Africa. The hypotheses examine credit to the poor without collateral, for the purpose of income generation. The hypotheses are tested through use of cash from MFI to determine the significance of any relationships for poverty/economic development.