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Unleashing the Potential of Digital Saving Groups to Build Financial Resilience in Rwanda

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Yi Nancy Liu & Emile Ndayambaje
2022
UNCDF
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This case study examines two digital savings group solutions – Mvend and SAVE – promoted within UNCDF’s REFAD program in Rwanda. These solutions were adopted by REFAD partners to expand financial inclusion and improve resilience in refugee camps and host communities in Rwanda. The case study discusses some of the successes, enablers, and impediments on the road to digitizing saving groups in Rwanda.

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