Micro finance programmes are expected to make a significant contribution to poverty alleviation and empower the members in economic, social and political spheres. NGOs are building social capital in the form of groups that can generate a sound base for their members to develop their credibility as borrowers and encourage financial institutions to develop confidence in establishing a lending relationship with the groups. Micro finance is needed a very traditional and familiar form of business. It reached millions of poor people and emerged as a revolution. It is a viable alternative that reached the hitherto unreached for their social and economic empowerment through financial and social intermediation. Hence this book is very much useful to academicians, researchers, policy makers and those who are interested in the subject of gender studies.