International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss


Micro Finance Institutions in Nigeria Outreach and Sustainability: Questionnaire Survey Findings
Gumel Gambo Babandi

This study examines the outreach performance and sustainability of Microfinance Institutions in Nigeria. The importance of Microfinance Institutions in Nigeria’s economy cannot be over-emphasized; this is because it plays a significant role in the financial intermediation process and also improving the lives of low income earners whom constitute over 70 percent of the Nigerian population. The design and technique employed in data collection were survey method and data collection through the use of self developed Likert scale questionnaire. The results of the study indicated that no significant difference was found among genders, geographical location and occupations in terms of outreach performance and sustainability of microfinance institutions in Nigeria.

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