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June 11, 2019
More than 11 million stokvel members collectively save $3 billion in 820,000 stokvels in South Africa annually.
June 3, 2019
The project seeks to positively transform the lives of 200,000 individuals in Luapula Province through Savings Groups and capacity-building of traditional leaders.
May 20, 2019
With about 600,000 members and over US$1.3m in savings annually, Savings Groups are helping to develop new markets for financial institutions in Zambia, says Betty Wilkinson, CEO of FSD Zambia.
May 4, 2019
“When women group together, great things happen,” say the women of Enat Fiker, a Savings Group in Addis Ababa.
April 15, 2019
New government policy seeks the forceful merger of smaller women-led groups, including Savings Groups, into bigger, male-dominated institutions.
Through HelpAge, an intergenerational programme that restores livelihoods and builds community cohesion in post-Ebola Sierra Leone, youth volunteers train Savings Groups for the elderly.
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