Tracking the savings of poor households

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Following on from David Hulme’s blog post Do you want to know how poor people really manage their money?  Stuart Rutherford, an Honorary Research Fellow at the Global Development Institute, analyses the latest data from his fascinating financial diaries project. The … Continued

TMBA (Tuher’embutho Association)

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The TMBA, a financial association located in the Nakivale refugee settlement, was formed in 2016 by 9 members who are all refugees. It started as a ROSCA group, whereby all 9 members would contribute 2,000 UGX per week, plus a … Continued

Good bye, Abed Bhai

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The pensive, thoughtful man of few words This blog I am specifically writing for my staff, all the field workers and even respondents. I realize that as the Managing Director of L-IFT my role is to provide you with the … Continued

Faith Oriaze; a Data Volunteer’s experience

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It all began when I was selected to be part of ‘youth saving diaries’ project that was conducted by L-IFT from November 2019 to February 2019 in Nigeria. One of the researchers visited me weekly to ask me questions about … Continued

My first 5 years with L-IFT

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Recently, I received congratulating messages on LinkedIn for my 5th year anniversary working with L-IFT. This made me realize how time just flies when you are enjoying what you do and have wonderful colleagues. I joined L-IFT when it was … Continued

A Gentleman in Iganga

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The story of Joshua, now one of our supervisors, represents the success that L-IFT has had in improving the lives of many of our respondents and researchers alike. Through working with and for L-IFT, Joshua has managed to grow financially, … Continued

In what type of households do young people live: Household size and household composition of participants in Youth Saving Diaries Study (Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal)

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Often when we study young people’s financial behaviour, we may not take into account the family composition that potentially could influence their financial behaviour and decisions. L-IFT conducted a diaries study on ‘young people’s saving’ focusing on young people aged … Continued

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