VisionFund Reports Resilience in Refugee Finance in the Face of COVID-19

Martina Crailsheim, Director of Saving Group Linkage at VisionFund International reports positive repayment rates from savings groups in refugee contexts, amidst COVID-19.

According to the report, in 2020, savings groups in refugee contexts had the lowest late repayment rate compared to any of the other clients served by VisionFund Uganda. By the end of the first pandemic year, 94.2 percent of the groups were paying back their loans, compared to just 65 percent of solidarity groups.