Microfinance and Poverty

Dessy Aliandrina; Definta Ria Astuti

This study aims to investigate the implications of microfinance in West Sumatra to the borrowers’ quality of life. This research complements most studies on microfinance which are often focused on the lender’s perspectives instead of the borrower’s. The primary indicators used to identify the impact of microfinance to the people’s quality of life are accessibilities to education, foods and health.