The platform aims to increase the scale, impact and sustainability of Savings Groups by mobilizing knowledge, facilitating the uptake of effective tools and practices, promoting industry events and discussion, and facilitating connections among diverse stakeholders.
The Mango Tree is home to the most comprehensive resource library on Savings Groups, upcoming industry events, latest news, and discussions on stakeholder priorities and emerging areas of interest.
SEEP is a collaborative learning network. We support strategies that create new and better opportunities for vulnerable populations, especially women, to participate in markets and improve their quality of life. For over 30 years, our members have served as a testing ground for innovative strategies that promote inclusion, develop resilient markets, and enhance the livelihood potential of the worlds’ poor.
SEEP is committed to combatting poverty through inclusive financial systems; and over the last decade, Savings Groups have emerged as a key strategy in advancing SEEP’s goals of promoting access to finance in underserved markets.
FSD Africa is a specialist development agency working to reduce poverty by strengthening financial markets across sub-Saharan Africa. Based in Nairobi, FSD Africa’s team of financial
sector experts work alongside governments, business leaders, regulators and policy makers to design and build ambitious programs that make financial markets work better for everyone.
Established in 2012, FSD Africa is incorporated as a non-profit company limited by guarantee in Kenya. It is funded by UK aid from the UK government.
For more information about FSD Africa, visit www.fsdafrica.org or follow on Twitter @FSDAfrica.
Mastercard Foundation works with visionary organizations to provide greater access to education, skills training and financial services for people living in poverty, primarily in Africa. As one of the largest private foundations its work is guided by its mission to advance learning and promote financial inclusion to create an inclusive and equitable world. Based in Toronto, Canada, its independence was established by Mastercard when the Foundation was created in 2006.
For more information and to sign up for the Foundation’s newsletter, please visit www.mastercardfdn.org. Follow the Foundation at @MastercardFdn on Twitter.
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads the UK’s work to end extreme poverty. We are tackling the global challenges of our time including poverty and disease, mass migration, insecurity and conflict. Our work is building a safer, healthier, more prosperous world for people in developing countries and in the UK too.
For more information, visit our webpage.
Itad’s purpose is to provide insight and ideas to drive more effective use of resources in international development through monitoring and evaluating what works, where and why. Itad provides independent, professional advice to organisations looking to scrutinise their aid programmes. Itad’s work provides accountability to the ultimate funders of development programmes, whether they are taxpayers or philanthropists, as well as learning for the broader international community to improve the way that development is done.