Promoting Inclusive Markets and Financial Systems
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This study is a collaboration between CARE, Oxfam, and Pact that examines a number of savings groups in Cambodia one to several years after the implementing agency phased out support for the project. It explores what happens to groups after support has ended and what factors affect their sustainability.