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Vatimetou Mokhtar Maouloud, Salina Kassim, Anwar Hasan Abdullah Othman

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1Vatimetou Mokhtar Maouloud, 2Salina Kassim, 3Anwar Hasan Abdullah Othman
1. PhD candidate IIBF, International Islamic university of Malaysia (IIUM)
2. Assoc. Prof IIBF, International Islamic university of Malaysia (IIUM)
3. Asst. Prof IIBF, International Islamic university of Malaysia (IIUM)

Maouloud, Vatimetou Mokhtar, et al. "FINANCIAL INCLUSION, POVERTY AND SHARED PROSPERITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 12, Dec. 2019, pp. 7192-7199, Accessed Dec. 2019.
Maouloud, V., Kassim, S., & Othman, A. (2019, December). FINANCIAL INCLUSION, POVERTY AND SHARED PROSPERITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(12), 7192-7199. Retrieved from
Maouloud, Vatimetou Mokhtar, Salina Kassim, and Anwar Hasan Abdullah Othman. "FINANCIAL INCLUSION, POVERTY AND SHARED PROSPERITY IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN COUNTRIES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 12 (December 2019), 7192-7199. Accessed December, 2019.

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This article attempts to determine the role of financial inclusion in promoting shared prosperity in some selected Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. This paper will also clarify the role of Islamic microfinance institutions to reduce inequality by promoting financial inclusion. Even though various strategies have been adopted by different governments in SSA to alleviate poverty and income inequality, these problems are persisting and even increasing. This paper is a conceptual research; thus, the methodology will not be discussed. This research suggests that financial inclusion through Islamic microfinance is an effective solution to improve shared prosperity and alleviate poverty in these countries. Therefore, governments should adopt strategies to enhance and ease access to finance among poor and vulnerable population.