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Driving Formal Savings: What Works for Low-Income Women

Building on findings from a recent customer research, this learning paper aims to understand of what services female customers value, prioritize and need.

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Driving Financial Resilience Through Formal Savings Among the Low-Income Population

Based on customer research in Cote d’Ivoire, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, and Uganda, this paper provides a synthesis of findings that help understand to what extent savings allowed customers to increase their financial resilience.

FinDev Guide

Guide to Inclusive Savings

In honor of World Savings Day, 31 October, this resource guide provides a curated list of recent work on inclusive savings solutions for low-income customers.

Slide Deck

Scaling up Access to Finance in Kigoma, Tanzania

This study shares lessons learned in building financial and digital capability while introducing agricultural technology interventions to savings groups through the UN Kigoma Joint Program.

Paper

Remote Coaching to Prevent Dormancy Among Low-Income Savers

Research findings from Uganda sharing results from qualitative interviews with women who report greater sense of trust and relationship with the bank and improved saving behavior as a result of coaching.

FinDev Blog

Who Do You Trust? Building a “TrustScore” for Savings Groups

DreamStart Labs explores how to incorporate member-driven assessments into credit scoring through their app.

FinDev Blog

The Path to Financial Inclusion Must Include Saving in Small Groups

The sector needs to transition from the idea that financial inclusion means borrowing (and sometimes saving) in a financial institution and give more power to informal savings through the millions of groups that already exist.

Case Study

Application of CGAP Customer Outcomes Framework in Uganda

This case study tests the impact of a new basic savings product positioned in the financial inclusion market using the CGAP customer outcome indicator framework.

FinDev Blog

From Humanitarian Assistance to Economic Resilience in Yemen

CARE shares results and lessons from adapting their Village Savings & Loan Association (VSLA) model to crisis settings to help extend access to financial services to some of the most underserved communities in the world.

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What Constitutes a Viable Business Model for Small Scale Savings?

This paper highlights three different business models, including key revenues and costs drivers, to help understand the market potential of various low-income segments.