SELF-HELP APPROACH AS A MODEL OF WOMEN ENTREPRENEURSHIP (A Study of Angalakuduru Village in Guntur District of Andhra Pradesh)
Dr. V. Divyathejomurthy
Self Help is an attracting world-wide attention due to their effectiveness in tacking the development requirement. Self help is a solution for the multiple problems created by external finance and credit for development activities. It paves way for mobilsation, collection and pooling of local resources and for its distribution on the need basis. As the resources under distribution are contributed by the people, their proper use, repayment and recycling are ensured by the contributing group and the community. Self-Help promotion is a process. Self help groups are structures which enable people’s participation to self-management, self reliance and sustainability and eliminating the culture of dependence.
KEYWORDS: Self Help, self-management, self reliance, poverty,