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200 thousand women entrepreneurs, 1 billion lira life water 04.08.2020

In the last 17 years, 200 thousand women have been reached to support low-income women to start their own businesses with small capitals, while the amount of micro-loans distributed has reached 1 billion liras.


While there is a consensus that poverty should be eliminated in order to ensure sustainable development in the world, the employment market is balanced and the participation of women in the labor force is increasing.


Turkey's involvement in achieving the target of the world's leading economy among the many studies done on women's participation in the labor force will play an important role.


In this context, Turkey Waste Prevention Foundation (TİSVA) Turkey Grameen Microfinance Program can be conducted within the financial difficulties alleviation and microcredit activity is carried out in order to reach a small capital of the poor in Turkey.


According to the information received from TİSVA, 200 thousand women with low income have been reached with the program since 18 July 2003, and the amount of microcredit distributed has reached 1 billion liras.


Within the scope of the application, it was observed that the microcredits received by women with low income were mostly evaluated in the sales of cosmetics, jewelry, cleaning products, towels and ornaments, which are considered as commercial activities. In this context, 34.4 percent of microcredit was invested in the trade sector.


Considering the other usage areas, it is noted that the microcredits received by women are evaluated in the ownership of the business by making tailors, transfer, grocery stores, ravioli shops with the rate of 33.7 percent, as well as in the production of hats, booties, sweaters, towels and cotton. She pulled.


"1,500 TL capital is needed to become a micro entrepreneur"


Chairman of the TİSVA Board of Trustees, who made evaluations on the subject to the AA reporter. Dr. Aziz Akgül stated that he was happy that the amount of microcredit, which was hope for poor women, reached 1 billion liras, thanked everyone who supported and donated.


Microcredit for the first time in 2003 in Diyarbakır 6 low-income women explained that they started giving 500 pounds Akgul, "We have achieved July 30, 2020 As of 200 thousand low-income women in 64 provinces in 91 branches in Turkey 1 billion pounds to provide microcredit. Our objective is not poverty hepitalist is a Turkey. " said.


Akgul, the main strategy applied in the reduction of poverty in Turkey, pointing out that assistance in the form of grants, he said they should be absolutely exceptional.


Emphasizing that the grant aids should be made to elderly, sick and disabled citizens who are unable to work, Akgül said:


"If the poor in the state capable of work rather than grant aid, they should be encouraged to engage in their own income-generating activities and should be supported in this direction. Considering the per capita investment costs in Turkey within the framework of data in incentive certificates, foreign capital ingenuity with one person's amount of investment required for employment 2.4 While the amount of investment required for the employment of 1 person is 1 million lira with the help of million lira and domestic capital, the capital needed for the poor to engage in self-generating activities and become micro entrepreneurs is only 1,500 lira. "


During my own ministry of former Interior Minister Abdulkadir Aksu microcredit projects in the framework of local administration reform transferring the implementation, "Us Apply to 200 thousand low-income today in 64 provinces in Turkey, lady, we take great pleasure from 1 billion pounds to be given microcredit." made evaluations.




Professor of Microcredit and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Dr. Muhammed Microfinance Program of Turkey Grameen developed in order to contribute to poverty reduction by Grameen Bank founded by Yunus, guarantees and sureties, without the need of low-income based on the complete trust to enable them to engage in activities to income women micro-credit is given.


In practice, women who have no financial assets are given priority over others to obtain microcredit. Microcredit program is based on giving credit to women with low income who have only one business idea.


In the micro-credit program implemented in groups of 5 people, no documents are requested except for the declaration of the poor. In the program, thanks to the implementation of the group, the people in the group help and solidarity with each other.