Latest Submissions by The SEEP Network
Dec 11, 2018
To what extent do Savings Groups reach and effectively serve vulnerable populations? And how can we do better? Savings Groups provide access to basic financial services in underserved markets and contribute to both financial inclusion and broader development objectives. The community-managed model...
Dec 04, 2018
This report, published by The SEEP Network , provides lessons learned from The International Conference on Responsible and Inclusive Finance (ICRIF). The conference was hosted by the Association of Microfinance Institutions in Rwanda (AMIR) and aimed to give conference participants an opportunity...
This post introduces a document published by The Seep Network and highlights lessons shared by participants during the Regional Network Summit about promoting responsible financial inclusion in Rwanda.
This post shares insights from a 2017 Practitioner Learning Group (PLG) on "Shifting Social Norms in the Economy to Create Change at Scale" by The Seep Network.
The SEEP Network published a new state of practice report that provides a comprehensive overview of the inclusion of vulnerable populations in Savings Groups.
This study examines several observed risks that merit attention from stakeholders who are creating and supporting Savings Groups. The findings serve as an initial evidence base on which to monitor, investigate, and address the risks faced by these groups.
Oct 01, 2018 to Oct 03, 2018
Arlington, Virginia, United States
This flagship event offers a platform for attendees to share experiences of common challenges and collectively explore opportunities for greater impact.
Mar 16, 2018
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION SEEP is a collaborative learning network. We support strategies that create new and better opportunities for vulnerable populations, especially women, to participate in markets and improve their quality of life. For over 30 years, our members have served as a testing ground...
We are at a transformative point in the evolution of the microfinance sector. Governments around the world are embracing the mandate of financial inclusion. Technological innovations are creating new efficiencies and present immeasurable opportunities to extend services to new markets. These...
The SEEP Youth and Financial Services (YaFS) Working Group brings together practitioners to exchange experiences and create opportunities for collaborative learning. From July to November 2011, the Working Group conducted industry research to understand the potential gaps in the availability of...
Savings Groups reach those rarely served by mainstream financial institutions. At weekly meetings, members deposit savings and take loans, and in the process build commitment, discipline and mutual assistance. Maximum transparency, a profitable structure for saving, access to small loans and an annual lump sum of capital are the hallmarks of the Savings Group methodology.