Ocholah et al
Greener Journal of Social Sciences Vol. 3 (5), pp. 278-285, May 2013
ISSN: 2276-7800 © 2011 Greener Journals
Literature Review on the Relationship between Microfinance Provision and Women Enterprise Performance
Ruth Marjory Adhiambo Ocholah, Simeo Okelo, Cainan Ojwang, Fredrick Aila*, Dr. Patrick B. Ojera
Department of Accounting and Finance, Department of Economics, Department of Marketing and Management Maseno University
*Corresponding Author’s Email: fredrick.aila @ gmail. com
Despite the crucial role of women entrepreneurs in the economic development of their families and countries; it is, however, discovered that women entrepreneurs have low business performance compared to their male counterparts. This paper identifies the challenges facing women entrepreneurs and reviews the concepts of microfinance provision and enterprise performance with a view to finding solutions to these challenges. It provides a conceptual background to research in this subject.
Keywords: Microfinance; women entrepreneurs; women enterprises; enterprise performance.