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close this bookBasic Accounting for Credit and Savings Schemes (Oxfam, 1996, 96 p.)
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View the documentIntroduction
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 1: Getting started
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 2: Recording the transactions
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 3: Balancing the books
View the documentChapter 4: Sorting the data
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 5: The balance sheet
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 6: Administration of loans
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 7: Administration of savings
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 8: Sustainability
Open this folder and view contentsChapter 9: Stock
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View the documentGlossary
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View the documentAppendix 1: A worked example
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John Cammack worked for seven years as the head of Oxfam's Overseas Finance Department. But the procedures that he describes are not specific to Oxfam, or even to development projects. This book should be useful to any small group that needs to keep accurate records of its financial transactions.

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This book examines the reasons for the failure or success of income generation schemes, and stresses the need to be more aware of the harsh economic realities. Special attention is given to the problems faced by poor urban women. The relationship between social and economic development is discussed, and income generation is considered in the context of other strategies for poverty alleviation. The book stresses the need for a marketoriented approach and gives practical advice on developing effective business methods and organization.

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This book in the Focus on Gender series is structured around two main themes. macro-economic policy and gender relations; and income generation projects and empowerment. It contains a series of articles looking at many aspects of women's lives, the effects of economic policies, and how women are adapting and organising to enable their families and communities to survive.

ISBN 0 85598 260 8
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Gender considerations in Economic Enterprises Eugenia Piza-Lopez and Candida March (editors)

This account of a 1990 workshop discusses the diverse approaches to working with women on income-generation projects in Asia.

ISBN 0 85598 189 X
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