Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
Can Formal work with Informal? Webinar Presentation
Can VSLAs work with Banks and other formal institutions? What kind of preparation is needed among VSLAs and Banks/ institutions to do business together? What has been the experience of the Banks, MFIs, mobile money service providers?
These are some of the questions that are explored in this presentation, created for a webinar given on May 21st entitled "Can Formal work with Informal? Lessons, Opportunities and Challenges for Deepening Financial Inclusion." This presentation is based on experiences and lessons from 8 pilots in 5 countries (Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda and Malawi), linking VSLAs to institutions such as Barclays Bank, Vodafone, Vision Finance, and MicroEnsure.