Savings: Resource Guide

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CGAP - CGAP resources on savings include pioneering research, practitioners’ experiences, and country-level savings assessments.

Developpement International Desjardins (DID) - Canadian organization which provides technical support and investment for the community finance sector worldwide. The website contains a number of publications on savings, with a focus on cooperative institutions. 

MicroSave - An organization that works to strengthen the capacity of financial service providers to deliver market-led solutions. The website offers practical guidance in the form of research papers, technical briefs, training toolkits, Videos and other trainer's resources on topics including developing savings products.

Savings Revolution - This website contains a blog and links to many other resources on savings groups.

SAVIX - The Savings Groups Information Exchange (SAVIX) is a reporting system that provides transparent and standardized data on Savings Group programs worldwide. The aim of the site is to facilitate analysis and improve program results, by comparing regional, country, project and trainer performance.

World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) - Global trade association and development agency for credit unions worldwide. The site provides a set of best practice guidelines on savings, including an introduction to savings mobilization, product management and development, case studies and toolkits.

World Savings Bank Institute (WSBI) - WSBI represents savings retail banks and associations in 92 countries, promoting research and policy advocacy and providing training and consulting services related to savings. The website contains a wide variety of publications including original research and statistical analysis of savings and retail banking trends worldwide.