THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF MICROFINANCE INTSTITUTIONS IN MOBILIZING SAVINGS: LESSONS FROM KENYA AND UGANDA

This study focuses on the possible role of microfinance institutions to mobilize savings among the low-income entrepreneurs who already use these organizations as sources of credit. The evidence is drawn from a pilot project carried out in 1997 and 1998 in Kenya and Uganda. Possible constraints and organizational options are discussed.


Issue Date:
1999
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/7226
Total Pages:
55
Series Statement:
Working paper
99-16




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