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Papers/Reports | August 11, 2012

Poverty Outreach in Fee-for-Service Savings Groups

This research paper shares findings from a large-scale Randomized Control Trial conducted in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. The paper describes the poverty profile of community members that participate in CRS' Savings and Internal Lending Communities and shows that CRS is reaching the very poor. Additionally, communities that paid for SILC services through Private Service Providers achieved greater resilience than those that received subsidized support through the traditional field agent approach. This is the first research brief in the SILC Innovations series.

CONTENTS

  • Project background--SILC and the PSP model

  • Research design and the PPIs

  • Descriptive statistics on outreach among SILC members

  • Impact: Any difference between PSP and Field Agent households?

  • Additional research background