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Entries in SILC research brief (5)

Tuesday
Oct022012

An Evaluation of Household Impact Among Fee-for-Service Savings Groups

An Evaluation of Household Impact Among 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 households that used Private Service Provider savings groups and households that used traditional savings groups. This is the fifth research brief in the SILC Innovations series.

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Tuesday
Jul242012

An Analysis of Agent Earnings 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 looks at patterns in group payments. It also compares Private Service Providers’ incomes and field agents’ stipends. This is the fourth research brief in the SILC Innovations series.

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Tuesday
Jul242012

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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Tuesday
Jul242012

Agent Productivity in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups

This paper shares findings from a large-scale Randomized Control Trial conducted in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. It compares the productivity of Private Service Providers and the productivity of project-paid field agents. This is the second research brief in the SILC Innovations series.

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Tuesday
Feb212012

Poverty Outreach in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups

  

This research paper shares findings from a large-scale Randomized Control Trial conducted in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The paper describes the poverty profile of community members that participate in CRS' Savings and Internal Lending Communities and shows that CRS is reaching the very poor. Additionally, communities that paid for SILC services through Private Service Providers achieved greater resilience than those that received subsidized support through the traditional field agent approach. This is the first research brief in the SILC Innovations series.

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