Islamic Microfinance and Its Impacts on Borrowers: A Systematic Review From 1995-2015

Shamsuddin Ahamad, Rosni Bakar, Zulkarnain Lubis


Islamic microfinance is being an ever more important instrument in fighting rural poverty in many countries. It has been trying to improve the welfare of the poor people through increasing their level of income, expenditure on consumption and improving the overall living standard. This study is, therefore, aims to survey the impact of Islamic microfinance on borrowers. By using systematic literature review, this study provided a descriptive analysis of the gathered articles. Then a comprehensive analysis on the impact of Islamic microfinance executed. This study also provided a summary of the existing prominence of work by systemized way. Further, this study focused on the areas of lacking for further study and explained the importance of the study.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2016.v7n6p113

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