Marie Michael Library

Title

Savings and the poor: the methods, use and impact of savings by the poor of East Africa

Author

Rutherford, Stuart

Description

This report examines savings practices in East Africa, most of which come into one of three main categories: informal (moneylenders, saving at home, etc.), formal (banks, credit unions, etc.), and semi-formal (microfinance institutions).

File No

MICROSAVE-99/3

Agency

MicroSave-Africa

Date

May, 1999

Subject(s)

Savings, Investment, East Africa

Pages

73