Savings Group: Save a Little, Save a Lot
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This useful twelve page booklet is written with simple text and many illustrations. It is designed for use by women who have attained a degree of literacy and want to continue their self-learning. The booklet is published as a prototype which facilitators can adapt and translate as needed to fit their own local circumstances.
The booklet starts with a story illustrating the benefit of having some savings and goes on to cover the following topics:
- What is a savings group?
- How can the savings group benefit me?
- How can I save money at home?
- How can we form a savings group?
- Choosing a leader and a record-keeper
- Setting rules
- Procedure at the bank
It is a good example of designing simple material to promote the concept of self-help and the potential benefit of establishing a small savings group to solve money problems.
|Document Type||Study Guide|
|Author||Asia/Pacific Joint Production Programme for Neo-Literates in Rural Areas|
|Year of Publication||2002|
|Publisher||Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO|
|Number of Pages||12 pp.|
|Region / Country||Global /|
|Primary Language||English (en)|
|Keywords||Informal Group, Money Management, Savings Group|