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Call for Resources: Savings Groups, Women & COVID-19

These key topics of investigation for the Learning Group are Women’s Voice and Leadership, and Strengthening Savings Group Resilience to Shocks.

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BECU Taps MX for Savings App

MX announced it has partnered with BECU today to build a mobile app feature Quick Save that encourages BECU members to build savings through frequent, small-amount transfers.

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Kenya's Slum Vendors Rely On Savings Groups to Survive COVID-19

Faced with challenges, a growing number of vendors in Kenya's slums turned to credit unions and savings groups, which could provide loans without collateral, to boost their businesses.

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

In 2020, savings groups in refugee contexts have had the lowest late repayment rate compared to any of the other clients served by VisionFund Uganda.

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Discover the European Microfinance Week 2020 Conference Report

Delve into the extensive summaries plus full recording of the EMW2020 sessions covering key topics such as the impact of & response to COVID-19, effective & inclusive savings, digital finance, climate change, client protection and more.

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Now in English, Spanish and French: EMA2020 Publication on "Encouraging Effective & Inclusive Savings"

This publication pulls together the innovations and factors for success of the top-ten applicants, while outlining the enduring importance of access to savings to strengthen resilience of low-income households.

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Amid Pandemic, Household Savings Rise Slightly

Filipino households in the lower-income group, especially those in the rural areas of the country, are still struggling to save.

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Innovation Fund for COVID Response and Recovery Through Savings Groups

The SEEP Network is excited to announce a challenge fund to support innovations in gender-intentional COVID response and recovery efforts related to Savings Groups.

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COVID-19: 97 Percent of Small-Scale Farmers in Uganda Register a Decline in Earnings

New research released by Heifer International revealed 97 percent of smallholder farmers in Uganda have seen their income drop since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic,

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Saudi Arabian Savings App Hakbah Forms Partnership With Visa

The solution offers customers a convenient and simple method for Savings Groups’ habit.