Savings: Resource Guide

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Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) - In partnership with world-class researchers and strategic partners, IPA designs and runs randomized evaluations to measure the effectiveness of programs and policies aimed at helping the poor. This website provides access to a range of studies evaluating the outcomes of savings initiatives.

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 at the Frontier A partnership between Mastercard Foundation and Oxford Policy Management (OPM) that aims to improve the financial inclusion of low-income individuals and communities in sub-Saharan Africa.

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 (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 and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) - WSBI represents savings retail banks and associations in 80 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. Scale2Save is a flagship program of WSBI to establish the viability of low-balance savings accounts and to understand the extent to which savings allow vulnerable people to boost their financial resilience and wellbeing.

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