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Entries in microfinance best/promising practices (3)


Five Skill Sets for Smallholder Farmers

Five Skill Sets for Smallholder Farmers   

What skills do smallholder farmers need in order to succeed? The guides and videos in this site explain how to help farmers strengthen five skill sets to successfully engage with markets.

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Banking With Mobile Phones in Haiti: A Report on a T-Cash Pilot Project

In 2011, Catholic Relief Services utilized T-Cash, a new mobile phone–based banking service. The initiative improved the speed, security and cost of beneficiaries' banking transactions.

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Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) – Voices from Africa

Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) – Voices from Africa draws on the insights and field experience of many CRS microfinance practitioners, and captures promising practices in the emerging area of savings-led microfinance. The publication provides interesting highlights on the work of SILC as it links with other sectors in improving financial access to poor and marginalized households.  

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