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Group Performance in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups

This paper shares findings from a large-scale Randomized Control Trial of households that participated in Savings and Internal Lending Community groups in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It compares the performance of groups supported by Private Service Providers and groups supported by project-paid field agents. This is the third research brief in the SILC Innovations series.

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Project Background—SILC and the PSP Model 1
Research Design and Group Performance 2
Randomized Comparisons on Group Performance 2
Baseline-Endline Comparison on Group Performance 5
Conclusion: PSPs Stand Out 7
Additional Research Background 8

Publication details

Author: Michael Ferguson
Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (July 2012)
Series: SILC Innovations
Brief: 8 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 8.5 x 11 inches

Posted on July 24, 2012

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