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close this bookBasic Accounting for Credit and Savings Schemes (Oxfam, 1996, 96 p.)
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Acknowledgements

The material in this guide is drawn from the ideas presented at a workshop held in Mwanza, Tanzania in December 1993. The participants were members of Youth Economic Groups and Women's Economic Groups supported by Oxfam. The workshop was held to discuss the financial management of revolving loan funds.

I would like to thank John Cammack, Hugh Belshaw, Ros Avery, Susan Ralphs, Ceri Sullivan, and Akm Golam Morshed, who read the manuscript and made helpful suggestions.

Nicola Elliott
May 1996

The view of a well established Estate in a man's bookes procureth contentment unto the possessor.

Richard Dafforne (1635)

The Merchants Mirrour: or Directionsfor the Perfect Ordering and Keeping of his Accounts

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