Marie Michael Library

Title

The poor and their money: an essay about financial services for poor people

Author

Rutherford, Stuart

Description

This essay is about how poor people in developing countries manage their money. It describes how they handle their savings, from keeping bank notes under the floorboards to running sophisticated savings and loan clubs. In short, the essay is about how a better understanding of financial services for the poor can lead to better provision of such services.

File No

IDPM-1

Agency

Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM)

Date

Jan-99

Pages

71

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