Credit for the common man in Cameroon

This article describes and analyses the very rapid expansion and growth of the credit union movement in the anglophone Provinces of Cameroon, as well as the important role of pre-existing institutions and practices: The development of credit unions in Cameroon – Factors influencing the movement’s rapid growth – The significance of traditional institutions – The ‘meetings’ and the credit unions. Ref., table.

Title: Credit for the common man in Cameroon
Author: DeLancey, Mark W.
Year: 1977
Periodical: Journal of Modern African Studies
Volume: 15
Issue: 2
Pages: 316-322
Language: English
Geographic term: Cameroon
Subject: credit cooperatives
External link: https://www.jstor.org/stable/159925
Abstract: This article describes and analyses the very rapid expansion and growth of the credit union movement in the anglophone Provinces of Cameroon, as well as the important role of pre-existing institutions and practices: The development of credit unions in Cameroon – Factors influencing the movement’s rapid growth – The significance of traditional institutions – The ‘meetings’ and the credit unions. Ref., table.