Shamimu Biira started a cosmetics products shop with her savings and a loan from her savings group. She has paid back the loan and expects ongoing profit from her shop.
Mr. Surachart Wittayawattanakul has been a member of Kua Kul Savings Group for 8 months. He filled out this survey for Open Hands. Why are you a member of this group?Because this savings group works with the church. I believe that the church will be able to drive this kind of work well. And I […]
Ayub Chitwa bought livestock through several savings cycles with his savings group in Kenya. Ayub is on a mission of conquering poverty and meeting his family needs.
“My name is Mr. Palokue. I have been a member of Ma-ojo Savings Group for 7 months. I joined this group because I want to know how much I could save for 1 year. Until now I saved 800 Baht ($26) I plan to use the money I have saved to start a business in […]
Mr. Didi and Mrs. Katoo are members of Ma-ojo Savings group, for 7 months. Here are their responses to a survey: Why are you a member of this group?– Because I want to save money for each year and I want the group to be a good example for the young people, and I want […]
Hello, my name is Mrs. Oranat Chomjansawang I am a member of First fruit Savings group for more than 10 months. Why are you a member of this group?Because I want this group to be a way for me to develop myself and I want it to be a good example for my children.What is […]
Mr. Palapo is a member of Ma-ojo Savings Goup. He wants his group to be strong and save money. What is the total amount of money you have saved?– 170 Baht ($5.40)What do you plan to do with the money you have saved?– I want to save this money for my grandchildren.– I plan to […]
Being a part of a savings group has benefited Griselda personally, as well as her family and her business. It motivates her to save instead of spending unwisely and helps her to think of wise ways to use her money. She has various side businesses which include sewing and making typical foods to sell.
Sofia of Guatemala used her savings to buy part of the supplies to make cakes. She wants to start a business making and selling cakes. Last year she saved a little over $200 USD.