Bicycle for a Village Agent to Support Village Savings & Loan Associations

© 2012 Barutwanayo/CARE
What do bicycles have to do with banking? CARE's VSLAs (Village Savings and Loan Associations) are funded and managed by their members. At inception, members rely on CARE-approved coaches who go from village-to-village training members how to start and operate a community-managed savings group. A bicycle allows a village agent to train and support many more VSLAs than she would if she were on foot.

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