About Savings Groups

Savings groups (SGs) are a global phenomenon and are especially prevalent across sub-Saharan Africa. Rotating savings and credit associations (ROSCAs) in particular have been identified as an indigenous African institution (Van den Brink & Chavas, 1997).

Our Aim

The consortium’s goal will be to illuminate the pan-African phenomenon of savings groups through different lenses

Women Empowerment

Financial inclusion and formal financial institutions

Entrepreneurship and business outcomes for empowerment

Urban and rural interventions

Social capital and social outcomes

Improve food security, sustainability and quality of life.

Our Countries

DZ AO BJ BW BF BI CM CV CF TD KM CI CD DJ EG GQ ER ET GA GM GH GN GW KN LS LR LY MG MW ML MR MU MA MZ NA NE NG CG RW SN SC SL SO ZA SS SD SZ ST TZ TG TN UG ZM ZW