IJSRP, Volume 6, Issue 9, September 2016 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Benedict Anselmi, Justuce M Gration and Kennedy F Oriko
Microfinance programmes have been considered as one of the main instrument in poverty reduction in recent development agenda. It’s a means to support the marginalized active poor of the society. The main objective of this study was to find out whether the provision of microfinance services of Promotion of Rural Initiatives and Development Enterprises (PRIDE) has brought changes on the livelihood of its clients. The study was carried out at PRIDE Tanzania Arusha branch where clients those who received credit for more than five years were studied.